Nebulae (computer)

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LocationNational Supercomputing Center (Shenzhen)
ArchitectureTC3600 Blade system
Power2,580.00 kW
Operating systemLinux[1]
Speed2,984.3 TFlops/s (Rmax
1,271.0 TFlops/s (Rpeak
RankingTOP500: 2, June 2010

Nebulae (Chinese: 星雲) is a petascale supercomputer located at the National Supercomputing Center in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. Built from a Dawning TC3600 Blade system with Intel Xeon X5650 processors and Nvidia Tesla C2050 GPUs, it has a peak performance of 1.271 petaflops using the LINPACK benchmark suite.[2] Nebulae was ranked the second most powerful computer in the world in the June 2010 list of the fastest supercomputers according to TOP500.[3] Nebulae has a theoretical peak performance of 2.9843 petaflops. This computer is used for multiple applications requiring advanced processing capabilities. It is ranked 10th among the June 2012 list of

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  2. ^ "China's new Nebulae Supercomputer is No. 2, right on the Tail of ORNL's Jaguar in Newest TOP500 List of Fastest Supercomputers". TOP500. 2010-05-28. Archived from the original on 2010-06-02. Retrieved 2010-06-01.
  3. ^ "June 2010". TOP500. Retrieved 2010-06-01.

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