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Tianhe No.1 Ranks 1st in Asia and 5th in the World
Updated:2009-11-20 16:33:06  Clicks:10509

News from the National University of Defense Technology (NUDT) on Nov.18 that Tianhe (Milky Way) No.1 quadrillion supercomputer system developed by NUDT ranks the first in Asia and the fifth in the world among the World Top 500 supercomputers according to the World Top 500 Organization. This is the best ranking China has ever received. Except Tianhe No.1, the other Top10 supercomputers are all developed by USA.

This list marked the technology of supercomputer in China has stepped into the top level in the world. China has become the second country following the US which can develop supercomputers capable of making quadrillion calculations per second. The new technology provides an important way to solve a series of challenging problems in the fields of economy, science, etc., and is of great strategic significance to improve the comprehensive national strength.

Tianhe No.1 ranks 5th in the world

Tianhe No.1 ranks 1st in Asia

 
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