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teraFLOPS

(tera FLoating point OPerations per Second) One trillion floating point operations per second. IBM's BlueGene/L supercomputer, designed for computational science at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, was upgraded in 2007 from 65,536 to 106,496 processing nodes, where each added node had twice the memory of the old. The result for BlueGene/L: a peak speed of 596 teraFLOPS.

Human TeraFLOPS
It has been said that the human brain processes 100 teraFLOPS; however, the older one gets, that seems to be a gross exaggeration!
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The Phase 1 HECTOR system will include an array of 60 Cray XT4 cabinets, delivering about 59 TFLOPS at peak when fully installed by October 2007.
7 TFLOPS of single precision floating point performance in a single slot, and is designed to meet the needs of professional VR content creators.
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Tokyo, Japan, Oct 17, 2006 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation today announced the worldwide launch and availability of a new supercomputer in the SX series, model SX-8R (an enhanced version of SX-8),the world's most powerful vector supercomputer with a peak vector performance of 144 TFLOPS (TFLOPS: one trillion floating point operations per second).
8 TFLOPS in 1997, 3 TFLOPS in 1999, 10 TFLOPS in 2000, 30 TFLOPS in 2002, and 100 TFLOPS in 2004.
54 TFLOPS, which the highest rating amongst all supercomputers in India.
This system will increase the ARL MSRC's computational capability by more than 50 TFLOPs bringing the total center's capability to over 100 TFLOPS.
With a peak performance reaching 118 TFLOPS, a new level of creativity will be inspired and new horizons are arising in the research domain.