• Supercomputing Top500: US knocked out of 'top three most powerful' list

    6 days ago - By ZDnet

    For the first time in over two decades the US has lost its ranking among the world's top three supercomputers.
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  • Mid-range models ring the changes in Top500 supercomputer ranking

    Mid-range models ring the changes in Top500 supercomputer ranking

    6 days ago - By PC World

    With no change at the top of the latest Top500.org supercomputer list, you need to look further down the rankings to see the real story. Top500.org published the 49th edition of its twice-yearly supercomputer league table on Monday, and once again the Chinese computers 93-petaflop Sunway TaihuLight and 33.9-petaflop Tianhe 2 lead the pack. An upgrade has doubled the performance of Switzerland's GPU-based Piz Daint to 19.6 petaflops (19.6 quadrillion floating-point operations per second), boosting it from eighth to third place and nudging five other computers down a place. The top U.S...
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