November 30, 2009

Sony Still Subsidizing US Military Supercomputer Efforts

Jon Stokes

DoD buys 2200 PlayStations to turbocharge cluster.

Consumers aren’t the only ones enjoying the PlayStation 3’s recent price drop. The US military has announced plans to buy 2,200 more of the game consoles, so that they can massively beef up the processing power of an existing, PS3-based supercomputer.

Full story at Ars Technica

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