504 Teraflops. T-E-R-A-F-L-O-P-S (!!!) Hmm. Is that Faster Than a 56k modem?

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According to Wired News, this new supercomputer will be able to complete 504 trillion calculations per second — or 504 teraflops, in supercomputing terminology. That easily out-flops the Lawrence Livermore’s National Laboratory’s BlueGene/L, which runs at 327 teraflops.

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So, now, I’m not only left yearning for an iPhone. I’m left yearning for more Flops.

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