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Chinese supercomputer tops the charts -- two years early

Tianhe-2, with 3.1 million processor cores and a lot of Chinese-build technology, is the new leader of the twice-yearly list of the world's 500 fastest supercomputers.

By Jun. 17, 2013

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Nvidia helps China to supercomputer crown

Processors from Nvidia play a big role in powering what the graphics chip supplier claims is now the fastest supercomputer in the world. The China-based machine has achieved 2.507 petaflops.

By Oct. 27, 2010

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Calculation's what you need as Chinese supercomputer shatters speed records

Calculation's what you need if you want to be a record breaker -- 2,507 trillion calculations every second, to be precise, which is how many sums the newly crowned world's fastest supercomputer can do.

By Nov. 1, 2010

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China to test own CPU in supercomputer

Loongson microchips will underpin the Dawning 6000 high-performance computing system, which is scheduled to be available for tasks as early as summer, according to a report.

By Mar. 7, 2011

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China unseats U.S. in supercomputer ranking

The Tianhe-1A supercomputer bests the Jaguar system in the biannual Top 500 list, but the U.S. high-performance computing community doesn't need to hang its head in shame just yet.

By Nov. 14, 2010

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Japanese supercomputer is fastest in the world

The biannual Top500 Supercomputing list is out, and for the first time in seven years, Japan has built the world's fastest computer. K Computer displaces China's Tianhe-1A just six months after the Chinese machine took the crown.

By Jun. 20, 2011

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Nvidia to power DOE supercomputer, one of the fastest

Oak Ridge National Lab will use Nvidia chips in one of the world's fastest supercomputers. Eventually it will integrate as many as 18,000 graphics processing units.

By Oct. 11, 2011

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StarCraft player recognized by US as pro athlete

Some say playing video games is a waste of time. But it earned South Korea's Dong-hwan "Violet" Kim a career in the United States.

By Dec. 11, 2013

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Japanese supercomputer first to clear 10 petaflops

The fastest got faster, as the K Computer topped its own record on the twice-yearly supercomputer speed test by scoring 10.51 quadrillion calculations per second.

By Nov. 14, 2011