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What’s the world’s fastest supercomputer used for?

Posted in Uncategorized by Sankeerth on October 5, 2006

The world’s fastest supercomputer will probably never be known at the world’s fastest supercomputer. RIKEN’s MDGrape-3 is the first machine to break the petaflop barrier — that’s 1 quadrillion calculations (floating-point operations, to be specific) per second — and it’s three times faster than the currently ranked fastest computer in the world,

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