China’s supercomputer still fastest at 33.86 quadrillion calculations per second

November 18, 2014 3:47 AM

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Titan, the former world’s number one supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, was surpassed and is still bested by the current reigning champ, China’s Tianhe-2.

Supercomputing has come a long way since IBM’s Deep Blue beat world chess champion Garry Kasparov. One thing has not changed, however, and it is the stiff competition to be number one in power and capability. For the fourth straight time, China’s Tianhe-2, a supercomputer developed by China’s Nation...

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