Results for: Supercomputer

In Computer Terminology

What is a supercomputer?

A supercomputer is a computer that is at the frontline of current processing capacity, particularly speed of calculation. Supercomputers introduced in the 1960s were desi (MORE)
In Computer Terminology

What is supercomputer?

Any computer having at least 10 times the speed and at least 10 times the storage of the most powerful standard commercially available computer of the time period.
In Computers

What are the disadvantages of supercomputers?

They typically take up A LOT of space. Supercomputers have the following disadvantages: - Generate a lot of heat often require water cooling in addition to an A/C system - (MORE)
In Computers

What is the purpose of a supercomputer?

The purpose of a supercomputer is to have at least 10 times the speed and memory of any other computer available in its time period, to fill the needs of users with unusually (MORE)
In Computer History

What are example of supercomputer?

The current supercomputer at the top of the Top500 list is Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Cray XT5-HE supercomputer. Expected to overcome it this year is China's National (MORE)
In Computers

Where is a supercomputer located?

A supercomputer can be located anywhere there is plenty of power and a way to keep it cool -- supercomputer in of itself isn't that big a deal; the CBE (Cell Broadband Engine) (MORE)
In Computer Terminology

What is the accuracy of supercomputer?

it depends on the software written for the computer its the software that controls the outcome the hardware just processes it
In Computer Terminology

Is the MacBook a supercomputer?

The MacBook is a great computer but it would not be officially classed as a SuperComputer.
In History, Politics & Society

What are the name of supercomputer?

it all depends on what super computer your onabout really .... here's a few super computers : PARAM ( india ) IBM ( america ) fujitsu ( im not sure ) EKA ( india ) Infin (MORE)