virginia techs mac supercomputer

virginia tech put together the 3rd most powerful supercomputer in the world by linking 1100 apple g5s, getting 10.28 teraflops for only 5.2 million dollars. as a comparison, the second most poweful supercomputer is the one at los alamos, which manages 13.88 teraflops for a price of 215 million. so thats $15,489,914 per teraflop for los alamos vs. $505,836 per teraflop for virginia tech.

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