Chinese Supercomputer Challenges US

Tuesday, 01 Jun 2010 08:53 AM

 

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A Chinese supercomputer has been ranked as the world’s second-fastest machine, sustaining a computing speed the equivalent of one thousand trillion mathematical operations a second in the latest  ranking of the world’s fastest computers, according to a report in the New York Times.

The world’s fastest computer is the Cray Jaguar supercomputer, based at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee.

The United States has 282 of the world’s fastest 500 computers on the new list, but China appears intent on challenging American dominance.

To read the full New York Times report Go Here Now.

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