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Chinese Tianhe-1A Supercomputer Starts Churning Out the Science 103

Posted by Soulskill
from the thousands-of-feynmans-per-hour dept.
gupg writes "When China built the world's fastest supercomputer based on NVIDIA GPUs last year, a lot of naysayers said this was just a stunt machine. Well, guess what — here comes the science! They are working on better material for solar panels and they ran the world's fastest simulation ever. NVIDIA (whose GPUs accelerate these applications as a co-processor) blogged on this a while ago, where they talk about how the US really needs to up its investment in high performance computing."
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Chinese Tianhe-1A Supercomputer Starts Churning Out the Science

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