But please note that this is a specialized system, designed exclusively for molecular dynamics calculations and simulations at the RIKEN Genomic Sciences Center, based in Yokohama, Japan. The whole machine will not be very big, with only 32 standard 19-inch racks. Each rack will contain 16 boards hosting 12 chips each.
CNET News.com gives more details in "Japan designers shoot for supercomputer on a chip." Read more in this updated overview of the first petaflop system to come.
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