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Supercomputing

Submission + - PS3 cluster as a cheap academic supercomputer (theage.com.au)

corrie writes: Gaurav Khanna, an astrophysicist, has built his own supercomputer using 16 PS3 consoles. From the article: "Hooked together in a single cluster, the PS3 consoles provide his department with the same amount of computing power as a 400-node supercomputer."

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This is clearly another case of too many mad scientists, and not enough hunchbacks.

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