The Saudi "Dammam 7" computer enters the global "super computer" list
The new "Dammam 7" computer, which was built inside the "Saudi Aramco Company", entered the second semi-annual list of the fastest supercomputers in the world, which was published by the "Top 500" organization specialized in the field of supercomputers on its website "top500." org ».
And "Dammam 7" was able to occupy the 10th place in the list, instead of the "Bizdanet" computer that works at the National Center for High Computing in the Swiss city of Lugano.
"Dammam 7" works on Intel Gold Xeon core processors and NVIDIA graphics processing units, with a speed of 22.4 petaflops, and it includes 672 thousand and 520 cores.
In turn, the Japanese supercomputer "Fujaku" managed to maintain its first position as the fastest and most powerful computer in the world, after raising its speed by about 26 million billion operations per second within six months, to reach its speed of 442 million billion operations per second next December.
The list showed that the Japanese computer maintained a difference equivalent to three times the speed between it and the closest competitor, the American "top" computer, which is still at a speed of 148 million billion operations per second.
The list of the fastest supercomputers in the world, along with the Japanese "Fujaku", the American "summit" and the Saudi "Dammam 7", included: The "Sierra" computer in the "Livermore" National Laboratory in California, which ranked third, The "Sunway" computer developed by the Chinese National Research Center came in fourth place, followed by the American "Cellini" computer in fifth place, and the "Tinye" computer developed by the Chinese National University of Defense Technology in sixth place.
In turn, the German "Geulis" computer entered the list for the first time, and was able to occupy the seventh place, while the "HPC5" computer designed by Dell for the benefit of the Italian company "Eni" working in the field of oil and gas, eighth.
The Frontera computer, at the Texas Center for Advanced Computing, ranked ninth on the list.
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