Top 3 Super-Computers:


1. Cray XT5 “Jaguar”, USA.

As of may 2010, the CRAY Jaguar is the fastest supercomputer in the world. Delivering a knock-out punch to the IBM Roadrunner’s 18 months tyranny as world’s no.1, this 1.75 petaflops per second supercomputer boasts 2,24,000 cores which would make it equivalent to 56,000 Quad Core PCs.

2. Dawning TC3600 Blade “Nebulae”, China.

This 1.27 petaflops per second beast is theoretically capable of running at almost 3 petaflops per second .

3. IBM BladeCenter QS22/LS21 “Roadrunner”, USA

Clocking at 1.04 petaflops per second, this former world no.1 occupies a staggering 6,000 sq. ft!

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