Rick Merritt, EETimes
6/20/2016 03:00 AM EDT
SAN JOSE, Calif. – A new supercomputer in China—the first made with processors designed and made in the People’s Republic -- has been ranked the world’s most powerful system by far. The news comes as China tops the U.S. for the first time in both the number and performance of systems on the latest Top500 list.
The Sunway TaihuLight at the National Supercomputing Center in Wuxi hit 93 petaflops/second on the Linpack benchmark and a theoretical peak performance of 125.4 Pflop/s. It uses 40,960 Sunway SW26010 processors designed by the Shanghai High Performance IC Design Center.
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