830 gigaflops for research

Silicon Graphics News

SOUTH Australia’s universities and government have poured $4.5 million into a 160-processor supercomputer that will allow them to run calculations for complex research at a rate equivalent to 830 billion calculations a second.
The 830 gigaflop Silicon Graphics Altix, running on 1.3GHz Intel Itanium processors, is one of only two in Australia. The other is in Queensland.

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