World’s Most Powerful Supercomputer Is Faster than 28,000 PS3s

Where in the world can you crunch over 8 quadrillion calculations per second? Find 672 computer racks linking an astonishing 68,544 CPUs, each of which harbors eight cores? Where the computing output is roughly equivalent to the power of 28,160 PlayStation 3s? *

On Japan’s “K” computer, that’s where. The supercomputer was built by …