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Tuesday, 21 June 2016 - 11:04
China builds the world’s most powerful computer
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China has made a supercomputer topping all the most powerful computers in the world.

The 93 petaflop Sunway TaihuLight is installed at the National Supercomputing Centre in Wuxi.

It was reported that at its peak, the computer can perform around 93,000 trillion calculations per second and its applications include advanced manufacturing, weather forecasting and big data analytics.

It has more than 10.5 million locally-made processing cores and 40,960 nodes and runs on a Linux-based operating system.

For the first time since the list began, China has overtaken the US with 167 computers in the top 500 while the US has 165.

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