Saturday, December 20, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
T-Mobile to Pay $90 Million To Settle Case With FCC
New Trojan Targetted Banks Wordlwide
FBI Confirms North Korea Was Behind Sony Hack
Apple Responds To BBC's Allegations Over Working Conditions In Chinese Factory
BlackBerry Returns To Cash Flow
Comparison: Quantum Dot Vs. OLED Displays
Toshiba and SK Hynix Reach Settlement in Lawsuit Ahead Of CES
Google Concerned About MPAA's Actions To Revive SOPA
Active Discussions
Digital Audio Extraction and Plextools
Will there be any trade in scheme for the coming PSP Go?
Hello, Glad to be Aboard!!!
Best optical drive for ripping CD's? My LG 4163B is mediocre.
Hi All!
cdrw trouble
CDR for car Sat Nav
DVD/DL for Optiarc 7191S at 8X
 Home > News > PC Parts > China F...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Sunday, October 30, 2011
China First Supercomputer Uses Chinese CPUs


China has made its first supercomputer based on Chinese microprocessor chips. The new system, the Sunway BlueLight MPP, was installed in September at the National Supercomputer Center in Jinan, the capital of Shandong Province in eastern China.

The Sunway system can perform about 1,000 trillion calculations per second (PFlop). Powered by 8,700 ShenWei SW1600 microprocessors, it has a theoretical peak performance was about 74 percent as fast as the fastest United States computer - the Jaguar supercomputer at the Department of Energy facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, made by Cray Inc.

Photos of the new Sunway supercomputer reveal an elaborate water-cooling system that may be a significant advance in the design of the very fastest machines.

The announcement was made this week at a technical meeting held in Jinan, China, organized by industry and government organizations.

IT168.com has covered China's supercomputing presentation and provided slides and report of the event.

China has become the third country in the world that possess PFlops supercomputer with independent intellectual property, after the United States and Japan.

The supercomputer is expected to be used in areas such as marine science, new drug development, weather forecast, financial analysis and industrial simulation.

The National Supercomputer Center in Jinan is one of three PFlops supercomputer centers in China that were built with the approval of the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST). The other two centers are located in Tianjin municipality in north China and Shenzhen city in south China's Guangdong province. Shandong Provincial Academy of Sciences had been in charge of its construction, management and day-to-day operation.


Previous
Next
Dropbox Launches Dropbox for Teams        All News        Apple Looks At iPhone 4S Battery Life Issues
AppliedMicro To Offer The First 64-bit ARM Architecture Compliant Processor     PC Parts News      AMD Reaches Q3 Targets Despite 32-nm Low Yields

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
U.S. Intelligence Agency Launches Program to Develop a Superconducting Computer
China's Tianhe-2 Supercomputer Retains Top Spot TOP500 Supercomputer List
U.S. To Spend $425 Million On New Supercomputers
China Starts Replacing IBM Servers With Local Brand
Japan Universities To Build New Supercomputers
China's Tianhe-2 Supercomputer Retains Top Spot on TOP500 List
China's Tianhe-2 Supercomputer Maintains Top Spot On Supercomputer Ranking
China's Tianhe-2 Supercomputer Takes No. 1 Ranking TOP500 List
Oak Ridge Titan Is The World's Top Supercomputer
Cray Unveils The XC30 Supercomputer
ORNL Debuts Titan Supercomputer
IBM's Sequoia Supercomputer Towers above the Rest in Latest TOP500 List

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .