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New to list is Dell's PowerEdge C8220 system called Stampede is installed in the Texas Advanced Computing Center at the University of Texas in Austin.
Stampede uses the brand new Intel Xeon Phi processors (previously known as MIC) to achieve its 2.6 Petaflop/s.
China's top supercomputer Tianhe-A1 was the fastest supercomputer in November 2010. It is located at the National Supercomputing Center in Tianjin.
It's 186,368 cores reached 2.566 Petaflop/s.
Another IBM supercomputer, Fermi from
Cineca, Italy is a BlueGene/Q, Power BQC 16C 1.60GHz system. It's 163,840 cores hit 1.725 Petaflops/s.