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New Volleys in the Supercomputing Space Race

Over at Wired, Mike Barton writes that while the 20 Petaflop Titan at Oak Ridge may soon be crowned as the fastest machine on earth, the international supercomputing space race is alive and well.

Titan is 10 times as powerful as Oak Ridge’s last big supercomputer, called Jaguar. Also built by Cray, Jaguar was on top of the world just three years ago. It ranked number six on the most-recent Top500 list. “The order-of-magnitude increase in computational power available with Titan will allow us to investigate even more realistic models with better accuracy,” Oak Ridge said in a press release.

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