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October 29, 2009

Defense University Builds China’s Fastest Supercomputer

Yu Fei, Bai Ruixue and Wang Yushan

The National University of Defense Technology (NUDT) unveiled Thursday China’s fastest supercomputer, which could rival the world’s most powerful computing devices. The supercomputer, named Tianhe, meaning Milky Way, has a peak speed of 1.206 petaflops, and it runs at 563.1 teraflops on the Linpack benchmark.

Full story at Xinhua