World’s fastest CPU clocked at 128 gigaflops

16 05 2009

Reports from Japan say that a new supercomputer processor has taken the crown of world’s fastest by not just beating, but obliterating the old record. Fujitsu’s eight-core SPARC64 VIIIfx Venus CPU was clocked at 128 billion computations per second, which destroyed the previous Intel-held record by a factor of 2.5.

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