Top 10 Supercomputers In The World — June 2011

The 37th edition of the Top 500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers has just been released. So, we thought of proving our readers with an in-depth knowledge of Top 10 most powerful computers in the world at this moment of time.

Supercomputers brought in revolution in varied fields like nuclear science, medicine, military, environment & weather. The computing power of these computers is way beyond your imagination.

10. Roadrunner – BladeCenter QS22/LS21 Cluster(IBM)

Details:

System Name: Roadrunner

System Family: IBM Cluster

System Model: BladeCenter QS22 Cluster

Computer: BladeCenter QS22/LS21 Cluster, PowerXCell 8i 3.2 Ghz / Opteron DC 1.8 GHz, Voltaire Infiniband

Vendor: IBM

Application Area: Not Specified

Installation Year: 2009

Operating System: Linux

Processor: PowerXCell 8i 3200 MHz (12.8 GFlops)

Cores: 122400

Rmax(GFlops): 1042000

Rpeak(GFlops): 1375776

9. Tera-100 – Bull bullx super-node S6010/S6030(Bull SA)

Details:

System Name: Tera-100

System Family: Bull Bullx

System Model: bullx super-node S6010/S6030

Computer: Bull bullx super-node S6010/S6030

Vendor: Bull SA

Application Area: Defense

Installation Year: 2010

Operating System: Linux

Cores: 138368

Rmax(GFlops): 1050000

Rpeak(GFlops): 1254550

8. Hopper – Cray XE6 12-core 2.1 GHz(Cray Inc.)

Details:

System Name: Hopper

System Family: Cray XE

System Model: Cray XE6

Computer: Cray XE6 12-core 2.1 GHz

Vendor: Cray Inc.

Application Area: Research

Installation Year: 2010

Operating System: Linux

Processor: AMD x86_64 Opteron 12 Core 2100 MHz (8.4 GFlops)

Cores: 153408

Rmax(GFlops): 1054000

Rpeak(GFlops): 1288627.2

7. Pleiades – SGI Altix ICE 8400EX 2.93 Ghz (SGI)

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Details:

System Name: Pleiades

System Family: SGI Altix

System Model: SGI Altix ICE 8200EX/8400EX

Computer: SGI Altix ICE 8200EX/8400EX, Xeon HT QC 3.0/Xeon 5570/5670 2.93 Ghz, Infiniband

Vendor: SGI

Application Area: Aerospace

Installation Year: 2011

Operating System: Linux

Processor: Intel EM64T Xeon E54xx (Harpertown) 3000 MHz (12 GFlops)

Cores: 111104

Rmax(GFlops): 1088000

Rpeak(GFlops): 1315328

 

6. Cielo – Cray XE6 8-core 2.4 GHz(Cray Inc.)

Details:

System Name: Cielo

System Family: Cray XE

System Model: Cray XE6

Computer: Cray XE6 8-core 2.4 GHz

Vendor: Cray Inc.

Application Area: Not Specified

Installation Year: 2011

Operating System: Linux

Processor: AMD x86_64 Opteron 8 Core 2400 MHz (9.6 GFlop)

Cores: 142272

Rmax(GFlops): 1110000

Rpeak(GFlops): 1365811.2

 

5. TSUBAME 2.0 – HP ProLiant SL390s G7 Xeon 6C X5670(NEC/HP)

Details:

System Name: TSUBAME 2.0

System Family: HP Cluster Platform 3000SL

System Model: Cluster Platform SL390s G7

Computer: HP ProLiant SL390s G7 Xeon 6C X5670, Nvidia GPU, Linux/Windows

Vendor: NEC/HP

Application Area: Research

Installation Year: 2010

Operating System: Linux

Processor: Intel EM64T Xeon X56xx (Westmere-EP) 2930 MHz (11.72 GFlops)

Cores: 73278

Rmax(GFlops): 1192000

Rpeak(GFlops): 2287630

4. Nebulae – Dawning TC3600 Blade, Intel X5650(Dawning)

Details:

System Name: Nebulae

System Family: Dawning Cluster

System Model: Dawning TC3600 Blade System

Computer: Dawning TC3600 Blade, Intel X5650, NVidia Tesla C2050 GPU

Vendor: Dawning

Application Area: Research

Installation Year: 2010

Operating System: Linux

Processor: Intel EM64T Xeon X56xx (Westmere-EP) 2660 MHz (10.64 GFlops)

Cores: 120640

Rmax(GFlops): 1271000

Rpeak(GFlops): 2984300

3. Jaguar – Cray XT5-HE Opteron 6-core 2.6 GHz(Cray Inc.)

Details:

System Name: Jaguar

System Family: Cray XT

System Model: Cray XT5-HE

Computer: Cray XT5-HE Opteron 6-core 2.6 GHz

Vendor: Cray Inc.

Application Area: Not Specified

Installation Year: 2009

Operating System: Linux

Processor: AMD x86_64 Opteron Six Core 2600 MHz (10.4 GFlops)

Cores: 224162

Rmax(GFlops): 1759000

Rpeak(GFlops): 2331000

2. Tianhe-1A – NUDT YH MPP, X5670 2.93Ghz 6C(NUDT)

Details:

System Name: Tianhe-1A

System Family: NUDT MPP

System Model: NUDT YH MPP

Computer: NUDT YH MPP, X5670 2.93Ghz 6C, NVIDIA GPU, FT-1000 8C

Vendor: NUDT

Application Area: Research

Main Memory: 229376 GB

Installation Year: 2010

Operating System: Linux

Memory: 229376 GB

Processor: Intel EM64T Xeon X56xx (Westmere-EP) 2930 MHz (11.72 GFlops)

Cores: 186368

Rmax(GFlops): 2566000

Rpeak(GFlops): 4701000

 

1. K Computer – SPARC64 VIIIfx 2.0GHz, Tofu interconnect (Fujitsu)

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Details:

System Name: K computer

System Family: Fujitsu Cluster

System Model: K computer

Computer: K computer, SPARC64 VIIIfx 2.0GHz, Tofu interconnect

Vendor: Fujitsu

Application Area: Research

Main Memory: 229376 GB

Installation Year: 2011

Operating System: Linux

Processor: SPARC64 VIIIfx 2000 MHz (16 GFlops)

Cores: 548352

Rmax(GFlops): 8162000

Rpeak(GFlops): 8773632