China overtakes the US in supercomputers for the first time

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China's Tianhe-2 supercomputer - edged out at number two by the Sunway TaihuLight
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China's Tianhe-2 supercomputer - edged out at number two by the Sunway TaihuLight

93-petaflop per second Sunway TaihuLight takes top spot as China outnumbers the US in supercomputers for the first time

China has taken the top-spot in the latest TOP500 supercomputer rankings with a home-grown machine featuring microprocessors designed and made in China - and China now outnumbers the US for supercomputers...

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