internetnews.com: IBM's Blue Gene Claims Fastest Supercomputer
Sep 30, 2004, 14:30 (8 Talkback[s])
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"IBM secured the top spot in the rankings for world's fastest
supercomputer as Blue Gene/L ran at a sustained speed of 36.01
teraflops, or trillions of calculations per second, this week.
"Blue Gene/L knocked NEC's Earth Simulator from the top spot on
the Top 500 list for world's fastest computers. At a peak speed of
35.86 teraflops, the Japan-based Simulator had set the record for
fastest machine in 2002..."