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Is the Next Generation of the Supercomputer on the Way?

A project in China seeks to build the world's first exascale computer as soon as 2019
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A project in China seeks to build the world's first exascale computer as soon as 2019.

An exascale computer can carry out one billion billion calculations per second. That's 10 times faster than Sunway Taihulight - The world's fastest computer. In fact, its calculation power will equal that of the world's top 500 super computers combined.

The budget for the project is expected to be between one and two billion yuan ($150-300 million).

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