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Development of JAXA Supercomputer System received "Special Award" in the "Fourth Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Award"

February 03, 2012

The development of the JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) Supercomputer System received the "Special Award" in the "Fourth Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Award." The high-end technical computing server FX1 constitutes the core of JAXA Supercomputer System with 3,392 nodes. It reaches a total theoretical peak performance of 135 teraflops.

In April 2009 this system achieved Japan's highest performance of 110.6 teraflops with world's highest computing efficiency of 91.19%.


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Date: 03 February, 2012