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200 TFLOPS Chinese super expected in April

According to Chinese news agency Xinhua, the home grown Dawning 5000A is expected to be installed in April of this year.

The supercomputer, with a peak capability of more than 200 trillion FLOPS (Floating-point operations per second), will be used for information processing and fundamental scientific research at the Shanghai Supercomputer Center (SSC), said Li Jun, president of Tianjin-based Dawning Information Industry Co.

…Dawning 5000A will help with weather forecasting, construction of seabed tunnels, environmental protection, large passenger aircraft production and earthquake predictions, according to the SSC.


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