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And in twenty years your average laptop will be just as powerful....
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Distributed computing, while not as practical as a single supercomputer, is much more powerful. While the Ranger is 504 TFLOPS, F@H currently averages 1078 TFLOPS - over double the power. Cell Processors - PS3 - on it's own is pulling 802 TFLOPS.
Do you have a source link for these numbers? I'd be interested in reading more....

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Distributed computing, while not as practical as a single supercomputer, is much more powerful. While the Ranger is 504 TFLOPS, F@H currently averages 1078 TFLOPS - over double the power. Cell Processors - PS3 - on it's own is pulling 802 TFLOPS.
So as a hypothetical...

If they spend $59 million USD on $400 PS3s, how many TFLOPS would that equal?? That would amount to 147,500 PS3's....

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So as a hypothetical...

If they spend $59 million USD on $400 PS3s, how many TFLOPS would that equal?? That would amount to 147,500 PS3's....
118,295,000 TFLOPS

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118.29 exaflops... goes teraflop, petaflp, exaflop, zettaflop, yottaflop... same for storage (terabyte, petabyte, exabyte, etc.)

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they would use less power then 16000 optys too.

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Do you have a source link for these numbers? I'd be interested in reading more....
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very interesting read.... (the associated FAQ, more so than the table)

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