Photos: Supercomputers ready for work

Photos: Supercomputers ready for work

Summary: At the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, the Blue Gene/L and the ASC Purple prepare to show their colors.

TOPICS: Processors

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  • Photos: Setting up Blue Gene/L

    Workers install cables beneath the floor of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory data center that houses Blue Gene/L. The supercomputer--the world's fastest, by one measure--was being prepared for its formal unveiling on Oct. 27, 2005.

  • Photos: Setting up Blue Gene/L

    The racks of the Blue Gene/L supercomputer are put in the data center, located in Livermore, Calif. The diagonal structures are plenums that help evenly distribute cool air to the machines.

Topic: Processors

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