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World’s first exascale supercomputer is the world’s fastest

The first true exascale supercomputer, Frontier, is now the fastest in the world, toppling Fugaku, which held the title for the past two years, according to the latest TOPP500 list of the best performing supercomputers.

An exascale computer is one that can perform 1018 (one quintillion) floating point operations per second (1 exaFLOPS), and Frontier, installed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, weighed in at 1.12 exaFLOPS.

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Frontier also captured the title of most energy efficient supercomputer, generating 62.68 GFLOP per watt.

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Source:: Network World – Data Center