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IBM Sequoia Tops Supercomputer List

Category: General News
Posted: June 19, 2012 05:19PM
Author: CheeseMan42

There is a new supercomputer at the top of the list of the most powerful computers in the world, the IBM Sequoia located at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in the United States. The Sequoia is an IBM BlueGene/Q system that runs the Linux operating system on 1,572,864 cores and is capable of 16.32 petaflops per second. The Sequoia has overtaken the K Computer in Japan which has 705,024 cores and operates at up to 10.51 petaflops. In addition to being more powerful, the Sequoia consumes only 7,890 kW of power, while the K Computer requires 12,659.9 kW.



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venomoc on June 19, 2012 05:36PM
do they do delivery?
slick2500 on June 20, 2012 12:52AM
Does it blend?

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