Christmas tree as a supercomputer

Intel decorates one with 2,000 processors in Tokyo

2,000-chip tree
Newlaunches

This is just sick. If you're this much into computers, you shouldn't be allowed anywhere near a Christmas tree.

2,000-chip tree

Newlaunches has posted photos of a 17-foot-tall tree decorated with 2,000 processors in the Akihabara District of Tokyo, the electronics capital of Japan. The gawdy display is sponsored by Intel, so it naturally features some of the latest Core 2 Duo chips. We just hope no one tries to overclock this beast.

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