Inside the world's top supercomputer: pics

Inside the world's top supercomputer: pics

Summary: Japan's K Computer took first place as the top-performing supercomputer in the world as determined by the Top500 Supercomputing List.

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  • (Credit: National Supercomputing Center, Tianjin)

    Here is China's top supercomputer, which was built in 2010 and is located at the National Supercomputing Center in Tianjin. China placed second to the US, with 62 supercomputers on the Top 500 list.

  • (Credit: Riken)

    What can you do with a supercomputer? This graphic shows five areas where the K Computer is expected to toil.

    Via ZDNet US

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