[Beowulf] Japan knocks China off the #1 spot of the Top500 by 3X - a GRAPE machine ?

Mark Hahn hahn at mcmaster.ca
Mon Jun 20 11:21:48 PDT 2011


> # The K uses a SPARC6 VIIIfx CPU designed by #Fujitsu:
> # 8 cores, 45nm, 128 Gflops, 2.2 Gflops/Watt

check the date:
http://www.tomshardware.com/news/fujitsu-venus-sparc64-viiifx-cpu,7806.html
http://www.tomshardware.com/news/sparc-venus-supercomputer-cray-riken,11386.html

useful tech details:
http://www.hotchips.org/archives/hc21/3_tues/HC21.25.500.ComputingAccelerators-Epub/HC21.25.51A.Maruyama-Fujitsu-Octo-Core-VIIIfx.pdf


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