Virginia College annouces performance improvements in ‘Big Mac’ supercomputer

Virginia Tech college has annouced performance improvements on their 1150 node Apple Mac supercomputer. Orginally called the ‘Big Mac’ it is now called ‘System X’

Their current performance is upto 12.25 teraflops, or 12 trillion calculations per second, up from 10 terraflops this time last year. November last year they were listed as number 3 in the Top500 supercomputer list.

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