DeLorean-inspired supercomputer maker SiCortex has found its first customer. Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois has picked up a SC5832 beasty. The system can crank through 5.8 teraflops and will be used for tasks in the astrophysics, climate modeling and biotechnology arenas. You know, low-end computing. The customer …
This appears to be the same laboratory that deals with my connection to the world community grid. Can't think of anyone better able to make use of a squillion core CPU than someone who uses over 750,000 separate PCs to do their calculations. More power to them (although in the context of the article I suppose it should be more flops using LESS power to them).
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