Thunderbird (supercomputer)

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Thunderbird
Operators Sandia National Laboratories
Architecture 4,480 dual-Xeon servers
Operating system Linux
Speed 60 teraflops
Ranking TOP500: 6, November 2006
Web site www.sandia.gov/news/resources/releases/2006/thunderbird.html

Thunderbird is a supercomputer cluster at Sandia National Laboratories. The system was built by Dell, Inc.. It is a cluster of 4,480 dual-Xeon servers. It can do 60 teraflops and according to the TOP500 list, in November 2006 it was the sixth most powerful supercomputer in the world and has the lowest cost per teraflops. As of November 2007 it is no longer in the top ten.

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