anzha writes: On the heels of warning supercomputers are about to hit a wall, the Chinese unveiled Tianhe-2. This machine can do 55 to 53 petaflops peak performance and 27 to 29 petaflops on linpack. This number has been confirmed by three sources with people on site. In other news, Titan feels roshamboed.
"An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a
cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup." - H.L. Mencken