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USAF Unveils Supercomputer Made of 1,760 PS3s

December 3rd, 2010 12:45 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

digitaldc writes with this excerpt from Gamasutra: “The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has connected 1,760 PlayStation 3 systems together to create what the organization is calling the fastest interactive computer in the entire Defense Department. The Condor Cluster, as the group of systems is known, also includes 168 separate graphical processing units and 84 coordinating servers in a parallel array capable of performing 500 trillion floating point operations per second (500 TFLOPS), according to AFRL Director of High Power Computing Mark Barnell.”

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