Science and Technology, IT And Space
US Computer Named World's Fastest
According to reports released on November 15, 2012, a Cray supercomputer at the US Government's Oak Ridge National Laboratory has been an IBM supercomputer at another American research center. Titan, a Cray XK7 system installed at Oak Ridge achieved 17.59 Peta flops (quadrillions of calculations per second). The system is funded by the United States Department of Energy, and is used for research in energy, climate change, efficient engines, materials and other advanced scientific research.
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