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World’s no.1 super computer consuming 9.89 MW of power–Enough to power 10,000 sub-urban homes

K-Computer-Supercomputer-by-FijitsuAlthough the World’s Most Powerful Super computer consumes a hectic 9.89 MW of power, it still remains relatively Efficient. K Computer, produced by Fijitsu at the RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science campus in Kobe, Japan is the World’s Fastest Super Computer with a rating of over 8 petaflops  and Rmax of 10.51 petaflops, according to . K Computer is expected to get fully operational by November 2012.

Amazing Facts of K Computer

1. Has a memory of 1,410,048 Gb

2. Runs on Linux Operating System

3. It has 705,024 cores

4. Manufactured by Fijitsu

5. the K computer’s performance equals “one million linked desktop computers” *

6. The computer’s annual running costs are estimated at US$10 million.

*According to TOP500 compiler Jack Dongarra, professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the University of Tennessee,K-Computer-Supercomputer

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