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internetnews.com: Supercomputer Champ Remains (For Now)

Jun 22, 2004, 18:15 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"Supercomputers are a lot more super than they were just six months ago.

"According to the latest and 23rd edition of the TOP500 list, the number of supercomputers with greater than 1 teraflop processing power jumped by 86 percent to 242, up from 130 six months ago.

"The list of top computers gives IBM bragging rights on clusters, as well as Intel on its processors. China also cracked the list's top 10 for the first time. But the top spot in the list remained the same for the third straight year. At 35.86 teraflops, Japan's NEC Earth Simulator remains the most powerful supercomputer on the planet today..."

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