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IBM Supercomputer Sets Another Speed Record

“IBM’s Blue Gene/L, being assembled for the department’s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, performed 135.3 trillion floating point operations per second running benchmark software, the NationalNuclear Security Administration said. The result eclipses the 70.72 teraflops that a smaller version of the system achieved running the Linpack benchmark program last fall.

Blue Gene, being assembled for the NNSA for simulating the performance and safety of nuclear weapons and other applications, became the world’s fastest supercomputer last September, surpassing a Japanese government-funded system. “

Anyone up for a game of DOOM3?

Read more at EETimes

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