NEC launched its SX-5 series of supercomputers this week, claiming they are the fastest in the world.
The SX-5 has a peak speed of four trillion floating operations per second when or 4Tflops, with a maximum of 4Tbytes of memory, when eight nodes are clustered together.
The Japanese supplier has sales targets of 80 SX-5s over the next three years.
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