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[Inside Indiana Business]Purdue Builds Supercomputer in About Four Hours

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Purdue University officials planned to build the Big Ten's largest campus supercomputer in one day. It ends up they completed the task by lunch. Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Gerry McCartney says many workers arrived early to help build the computer made up of more than 800 servers and capable of performing 60 trillion operations per second. Indiana University surprised Purdue officials by sending a crew of technicians to help build the machine.
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812 Dell servers and is capable of performing 60 trillion operations per second.
Time-lapse video of construction -
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OMG LIEK IMAJIN RUNING CRYSIS ON THAT LOLOLOLOLOLOL

So awesome.
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I want.
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Been to west lafayette tons of times, Im from demotte 30 or 40 miles north of west lafayette, Thats Cool.
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Looks like a bunch of Dell racks filled with PE1950's
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