20th > January > 2001 Archive

Compaq Alpha-chip supercomp boasts 30x power increase

Compaq intends to build a supercomputer capable of 100 teraflops (trillion operations per second), or approximately thirty times as powerful as the baddest machine currently in use. It will be developed in partnership with the Sandia nuclear lab and genomics outfit Celera.
Thomas C Greene, 20 Jan 2001