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The Green 500

By Mel Duvall  |  Posted 2007-11-28 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 

New ranking of supercomputers compares their performance against their energy consumption

: Top 25 Most Energy Efficient Supercomputers">

1. Science and Technology Facilities Council/Daresbury Laboratory
Supercomputer Type: Blue Gene/P Solution
MFLOPS/Watt: 357.23
Power Consuption (kilowatts): 31.10
Speed Ranking (worldwide): 121

2. Max-Planck-Gesellschaft MPI/IPP
Supercomputer Type: Blue Gene/P Solution
MFLOPS/Watt: 352.25
Power Consuption (kilowatts): 62.20
Speed Ranking (worldwide): 40

3. IBM - Rochester
Supercomputer Type: Blue Gene/P Solution
MFLOPS/Watt: 346.95
Power Consuption (kilowatts): 124.40
Speed Ranking (worldwide): 24

4. Forschungszentrum Juelich (FZJ)
Supercomputer Type: Blue Gene/P Solution
MFLOPS/Watt: 336.21
Power Consuption (kilowatts): 497.60
Speed Ranking (worldwide): 2

5. Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Supercomputer Type: Blue Gene/P Solution
MFLOPS/Watt: 310.93
Power Consuption (kilowatts): 70.47
Speed Ranking (worldwide): 41 Next Page: The Green 500: Top 25 Most Energy-Efficient Supercomputers, #6-#10



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Contributing Editor
Mel Duvall is a veteran business and technology journalist, having written for a variety of daily newspapers and magazines for 17 years. Most recently he was the Business Commerce Editor for Interactive Week, and previously served as a senior business writer for The Financial Post.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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