Re: 6 Teraflop Civilian Computer Sys

From: Patrick Wilken (
Date: Sat Aug 05 2000 - 12:12:22 MDT

[Non-member submission]

At 10:48 4/08/00 -0400, you wrote:

>The most powerful military supercomputer is a 12 teraflop supercomputer
>called ASCI White, which is being installed at Lawrence Livermore National
>Laboratory in Livermore, Calif. The machine will cost $110 million, take up
>two basketball courts worth of floor space, weigh 106 tons and will 8.192

And the most powerful non-military computer is the virtual one running the
Seti-at-Home <>
   software. Also quoted at currently running at approximately 12
teraflops. Its interesting to see some commercial companies (e.g. Popular
Power) now being formed to try to cash in this potential.

best, patrick


Department of Psychology
University of Melbourne, Australia +61 3
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