The Green 500

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

New ranking of supercomputers compares their performance against their energy consumption

: Top 25 Most Energy Efficient Supercomputers, #6-#10">

6. Stanford University/Biomedical Computational Facility
Supercomputer Type: PowerEdge 1950, 2.33 GHz, Infiniband
MFLOPS/Watt: 245.27
Power Consuption (kilowatts): 63.48
Speed Ranking (worldwide): 73

7. Harvard University
Supercomputer Type: eServer Blue Gene Solution
MFLOPS/Watt: 210.56
Power Consuption (kilowatts): 44.80
Speed Ranking (worldwide): 170

8. High Energy Accelerator Research Organization/KEK
Supercomputer Type: eServer Blue Gene Solution
MFLOPS/Watt: 210.56
Power Consuption (kilowatts): 44.80
Speed Ranking (worldwide): 171

9. IBM - Almaden Research Center
Supercomputer Type: eServer Blue Gene Solution
MFLOPS/Watt: 210.56
Power Consuption (kilowatts): 44.80
Speed Ranking (worldwide): 172

10. IBM Research
Supercomputer Type: eServer Blue Gene Solution
MFLOPS/Watt: 210.56
Power Consuption (kilowatts): 44.80
Speed Ranking (worldwide): 173 Next Page: The Green 500: Top 25 Most Energy-Efficient Supercomputers, #11-#15



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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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