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Japan Pushes World's Fastest Computer Past 10 Petaflop Barrier

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Japan's K Computer

Japan's "K Computer" does 10 quadrillion calculations a second.

Credit: RIKEN

The Japanese have broken the 10 petaflop barrier. On Wednesday, Japanese IT giant Fujitsu and the government-funded RIKEN research lab announced the supercomputer they've built in Kobe can speed through 10.51 quadrillion floating point operations per second.

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