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damn 3 megawats... dosnt a full power plant do 100Mwatts?, they are going to have to add an extra furnace lol
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Is Prius a Mac?
Don't know about that, but what I do know is that in their current configuration they are a horrible car on all counts. If Toyota had thought to include a plug for the wall like Tesla did for their Roadster the Prius might be worth something, or if they had included solar panels to continuously charge the car - basically if they had setup to mass produce what the aftermarket is charging horrendous sums of money to retrofit onto the car then it might have been worth something.

We don't buy computer components that lack real value at the start and make them worth something, we get get hardware that's already worth something and squeeze even more performance out. The hybrid idea could work well, but Toyota didn't put the effort into it, and even their slacker execution is just way too expensive for what you get.
Edited by Jarhead - 6/10/08 at 3:37pm
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That super computer can't touch the Cray 5.
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I would love to see them put this supercomputer together. 57 miles of fiber optic cables?! :O
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Will It Blend ?
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Will It Blend ?
Faster to nuke it.
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post #17 of 25
They're not using the exact Cell from a PS3, but a chip based on the same design but geared specifically for use in this computer, hate to burst the PS3 fanboy bubble there, but its not a PS3 Cell Processor, though it is still part of the cell family.
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It's like someone saying "the prius is a piece of crap" because its not good for automotive racing or instinctively asking, before anything else (about a car) "how fast is the 0-60?"
I know this is OT, but the prius is a piece of crap....

Flamesuit on!!!!
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So it does 1 quadrillion (yes it's a word) calculations per second? Dang!
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-5 seconds/% on SMP.
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