Supercomputer demolishes its own speed record

A supercomputer being developed in Kobe has broken its own record as the world’s fastest computer, achieving its performance goal of 10 petaflops, or 10 quadrillion computations per second, its developers said.

The 10.51-petaflop performance in early October by the supercomputer being jointly developed by Fujitsu Ltd. and the Riken research institute, exceeded the mark of 8.16 petaflops it set in June to capture the top spot in the global ranking of computing speeds, Fujitsu and Riken said Wednesday.

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