The fastest computer in the world returns to be IBM

Sequoia Supercomputer

Top 500 creates from time to time the list of the fastest computers in the world. Until recently this same title was held by the K Computer, Fujitsu, however in the final list has again crown IBM through its Sequoia supercomputer. It is installed at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory belonging to U.S. Energy Department in California and recently became the fastest computer in the world. Its processing capacity is 16.32 petaflop per second, that is 1.55 times faster than the second ranking (10.51 petaflop/s) with its 1.5 million processors.

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