US Department of Energy and Intel join race to build world's first exascale supercomputer

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Aurora supercomputer will perform one quintillion calculations per second. Image: US DOE
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Aurora supercomputer will perform one quintillion calculations per second. Image: US DOE

Aurora will be the world's first exascale supercomputer - if it is built on time

The US Department of Energy (DOE) and Intel have joined the race to build the world's first exascale supercomputer.  The $500 million Intel-powered machine will be built at the DOE's Argonne Nat...

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