Super Computer from China

The Worlds new powerful Computer is the Sunway TaihuLight super computer. The super computer has been declared as the world powerful computer due to its extra ordinary features. The super computer beat the previous record holder also from China. This makes China the nation with most HPCs in the world. The Sunway TaihuLight system is attractive with 10 million cores and peak performance of 125 Pflops. Japan is another Country which has super computers in Asia.

In this photo released by the Xinhua News Agency and taken on June 16, 2016, the Sunway TaihuLight, a new Chinese supercomputer, is seen in Wuxi, eastern China's Jiangsu Province. A supercomputer from China has topped a global list of the fastest systems for a seventh straight year, and for the first time the winner, Sunway TaihuLight, uses only Chinese-designed processors instead of U.S. technology. (Li Xiang/Xinhua via AP) NO SALES



The Super Computer is thrice efficient than the previous Super Computer

The Sunway TaihuLight super computer is capable to perform 93,000 trillion calculations per second. The system is twice faster and thrice efficient than the previous super computer record holder Tianhe-2. Some of the features of the new system includes advanced manufacturing, weather forecasting, and big data analysis. According the system developers it has more than 10.5 million processing cores and 40,960 nodes. The super computer runs on Linux based operating system.

China improved its talent in super computing with ten years

China has come forward and faster with Super computing technology within a period of ten years and becomes a history. The other countries having super computer are Japan, Switzerland, Germany and Saudi Arabia. The new achievement remains a mile stone is China’s history because the country has built a super computer for the first time with fully locally components. The brain of the new super computer is the Chinese chip called Shenwei which is capable of hitting 3 Tera flops.

Updated: June 23, 2016 — 3:42 am

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