May 19, 2005

Canadian university buys Dell supercomputer

The Universite de Sherbrooke in Quebec has purchased a 2,024-processor supercomputing cluster from Dell for $7 million, the computer maker said Wednesday. The system, which uses Red Hat's version of Linux, is expected to have a peak performance of 13.9 trillion calculations per second, though actual performance is typically considerably lower.

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