China Develops KD-90 Supercomputer using Domestic Processors

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Over at ZDNet, Liu Jiayi writes that Chinese Academician Chen Guoliang and his team have launched the country’s first domestically-developed supercomputer, the KD-90. Powered by 10 8-core Godson 3B processors, the 1 Teraflop system is about the size of a microwave oven and consumes only 900 watts.

The supercomputer KD-90 can be used for mathematics, science and engineering , military and national security, and economics. According to the experts, the KD-90 is rated among the world’s most highly advanced systems in terms of programming models and networking applications in the computer and server markets.

Read the Full Story or check out the original release from the Chinese Academy of Sciences.