Nebulae (computer)

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Nebulae (computer)
Active 2011
Location National Supercomputing Center (Shenzhen)
Architecture TC3600 Blade system
Power 2,580.00 kW
Operating system Linux[1]
Speed 2,984.3 TFlops/s (Rmax
1,271.0 TFlops/s (Rpeak
Ranking TOP500: 2, June 2010
Sources Top500

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 top500.org.

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