Cray Jaguar takes top spot

Cray has worked hard to regain the top spot from IBM in the Top500 Supercomputer chip-measuring contest. Known as the XT5 supercomputer (codename Jaguar) at Oak Ridge National Lab in Tennessee, this year’s edition received a boost, hitting six-core Opteron processors from just quad-core which is capable of churning out a 2.3 petaflop per second performance peak (theoretical) and 1.75 petaflops as measured by the Linpack benchmark.

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