Here is a list of top five  supercomputers, including the new supercomputer Tianhe-1A which has been introduced by China. The top five  list with their features is as follows:

1. Tianhe-1A: Chinese supercomputer which has recently been introduced. Features are as follows:

  • System Name:  Tianhe-1A
  • Site: National Supercomputing Center in Tianjin
  • System Family:  NUDT MPP
  • System Model: NUDT YH MPP
  • Computer: NUDT YH MPP, X5670 2.93Ghz 6C, NVIDIA GPU, FT-1000 8C
  • Vendor:  NUDT
  • Application area: Research
  • Main Memory: 229376 GB
  • Installation Year: 2010
  • Operating System: Linux
  • Memory: 229376 GB
  • Interconnect: Proprietary
  • Processor: Intel EM64T Xeon X56xx (Westmere-EP) 2930 MHz (11.72 GFlops)

2. Jaguar:

  • System Name: Jaguar
  • Site: DOE/SC/Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • System Family: Cray XT
  • System Model: Cray XT5-HE
  • Computer: Cray XT5-HE Opteron 6-core 2.6 GHz
  • Vendor: Cray Inc.
  • URL: http: http://www.nccs.gov/computing-resources/jaguar/
  • Application area: Not Specified
  • Installation Year: 2009
  • Operating System: Linux
  • Interconnect: Proprietary
  • Processor: AMD x86_64 Opteron Six Core 2600 MHz (10.4 GFlops)

3. Nebulae:

  • System Name: Nebulae
  • Site: National Supercomputing Centre in Shenzhen (NSCS)
  • System Family: Dawning Cluster
  • System Model: Dawning TC3600 Blade System
  • Computer: Dawning TC3600 Blade, Intel X5650, NVidia Tesla C2050 GPU
  • Vendor: Dawning
  • Application area: Research
  • Installation Year: 2010
  • Operating System: Linux
  • Interconnect: Infiniband QDR
  • Processor: Intel EM64T Xeon X56xx (Westmere-EP) 2660 MHz (10.64 GFlops)

4. TSUBAME 2.0

  • System Name: TSUBAME 2.0
  • Site: GSIC Center, Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • System Family: HP Cluster Platform 3000SL
  • System Model: Cluster Platform SL390s G7
  • Computer: HP ProLiant SL390s G7 Xeon 6C X5670, Nvidia GPU, Linux/Windows
  • Vendor: NEC/HP
  • URL: http://www.gsic.titech.ac.jp/t…
  • Application area: Research
  • Installation Year: 2010
  • Operating System: Linux
  • Interconnect: Infiniband QDR
  • Processor: Intel EM64T Xeon X56xx (Westmere-EP) 2930 MHz (11.72 GFlops)

5. Hopper

  • System Name: Hopper
  • Site: DOE/SC/LBNL/NERSC
  • System Family: Cray XE
  • System Model: Cray XE6
  • Computer: Cray XE6 12-core 2.1 GHz
  • Vendor: Cray Inc.
  • Application area: Research
  • Installation Year: 2010
  • Operating System: Linux
  • Interconnect: Custom
  • Processor: AMD x86_64 Opteron 12 Core 2100 MHz (8.4 GFlops)