Monday, June 27, 2011

K Computer - most powerful computer systems in the world!

Japanese specialists from Fujitsu with its super-computer named «K Computer» led the top 500 most powerful computer systems in the world. This computer designed in conjunction with Fujitsu Research Institute - Riken, it able to carry more than 8 billion operations per second. The performance of the Japanese computer is more than three times faster than the previous leader of the ranking - the Chinese computer Tianhe. The cost of the project is about the Japanese in 975 million euros. It is used to calculate the models of climate change on the planet. It is worth noting that Japanese experts for the first time in seven years headed the list of the most powerful computing systems in the world. Previously, for leadership in the ranking of competing mainly China and India.

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