D800 will be a Xanthippe.

Started Feb 20, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: D800 will be a Xanthippe.
In reply to badmoose, Mar 25, 2012

badmoose wrote:

This means that K is as fast as one million desktop computers tied together. It beats the world's previous top five supercomputers combined.

K uses enough energy to power 10,000 homes.

K resides at the Riken Advanced Institute For Computational Science in Kobe, Japan, and will be used for "climate research, meteorology, disaster prevention, meteorology, and processing Nikon D800 RAW files" when it's completed in 2012.


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