China Plans to Build the World’s Fastest Supercomputer with 100,000 Intel CPUs

December 26, 2012 | by:    | CHINA TECH |

Super-PC-2015

China is reportedly building the world’s fastest supercomputer with Intel’s most powerful hardware. The computer could be used to attempt calculations on a massive scale — such as moon exploration or the layout of an entire city. The computer is being assembled with Intel’s finest: 100,000 pieces of Ivy Bridge-based processor Xeon E5, which cost US$2,500 each.

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