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Sunway TaihuLight

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Sunway Taihulight named world's fastest supercomputer

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China's new supercomputer-the Sunway TaihuLight

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What does world's fastest supercomputer look like?

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The Sunway TaihuLight

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China's Sunway-TaihuLight supercomputer tops list

The Sunway TaihuLight is a Chinese supercomputer which, as of June 2018, is ranked second in the TOP500 list, with a LINPACK benchmark rating of 93 petaflops. This is nearly three times as fast as the Tianhe-2, which ran at 34 petaflops. As of June 2017, it is ranked as the 16th most energy-efficient supercomputer in the Green500, with an efficiency of 6.051 GFlops/watt. It was designed by the National Research Center of Parallel Computer Engineering & Technology (NRCPC) and is located at the National Supercomputing Center in Wuxi in the city of Wuxi, in Jiangsu province, China.
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