Top 10 Supercomputers In The World — November 2011

The 38th edition of the Top 500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers has just been released. There are no changes in Top 10 rankings compared to the previous list, however the performance of some machines have increased.

Japanese build K computer is now almost 4 times faster than its nearest competitor with a performance of 10.51 Petaflop/s. It is also the first ever machine to cross 10 petaflop performance level.

Chine supercomputer Tianhe-1A still occupies the second spot with 2.57 Petaflop/s performance. Find out more in the Top 10 list below.

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.)

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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: 1410048 GB

Installation Year: 2011

Operating System: Linux

Processor: SPARC64 VIIIfx 2000 MHz (16 GFlops)

Cores: 705024

Rmax(GFlops): 10510000

Rpeak(GFlops): 11280384