The $600 million supercomputer will be among the world's fastest.
But the two most powerful supercomputers are in the US.
It'll pay $1.3 billion to take over the maker of what'll be the world's fastest machine.
The Energy Department awards a $600 million contract to build Frontier, while China and other countries are buying more supercomputers.
The Intel-Cray system should arrive in 2021, but Chinese, Japanese and European rivals could come a year earlier.
Ford's engineers used wildly powerful computers to help the GT500 stay cool and planted on the road.
But China has more of the 500 fastest machines on the planet than ever, and the US hits an all-time low.
IBM's newest supercomputer Summit is eight times more powerful than its predeccesor.
But China has even more systems on the latest Top500 supercomputer list.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise's Astra machine will study nuclear weapons' safety and reliability. It'll be fast, but not the fastest.
It's as big as two tennis courts and has 9,216 processors boosted with 27,648 graphics chips.
China doesn't just have the single fastest supercomputer in the world. It now dominates the list of the 500 fastest.
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