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Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, which runs the big and unclassified science projects for the US Department of Energy, is sticking with Cray for its next-generation supercomputer, tentatively called NERSC-7. That's short for National Energy Research Scientific Center, which is one of the largest basic science computational …

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Black Helicopters

Nice to see them planning ahead ..

.. they clearly don't want to upgrade their hardware again when Windows 9 comes out..

Joking aside, I cannot help wondering how long this thing would take to rip the crypto off an SSL protected web session. I suspect there may be versions planned all painted in matt black for those other customers in need of computing power..

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Re: Nice to see them planning ahead ..

Well they've got to fill this building with something: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/07/03/new_nsa_data_center/

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