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. By Larry Dignan | June 21, 2011 -- 04:43 GMT (21:43 PDT) Follow @ldignan Previous | Next Image 3 of 10 (Credit: Riken) Here's a look a a typical rack in the K Computer. Topics: Servers, Emerging Tech, Hardware, Tech Industry Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.