ZDNet: DOE to Trumpet Blue Gene/L Speed

“The U.S. Department of Energy plans to unveil test results on
Thursday that will likely place IBM’s Blue Gene/L as the fastest
supercomputer in the world, CNET News.com has learned.

“The agency will announce that Blue Gene/L performed more than
70 trillion calculations per second, or 70 teraflops, sources
familiar with the test said. The speed measurement took place at an
IBM lab in Rochester, Minn., where the system is being kept before
its move to the agency’s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in
California next year…”