The following was posted to the GDT::Grid::Utilitarian on 4 April 2006.The United Kingdom has allocated
£52mto build "Hector." Hector is the "High-End Computing Terascale Resource" and it will be owned by the Research Councils of the UK.
According to the BBC story, the new supercomputer could run at speeds of up to
The BBC reported that Hector will not come close to matching Blue Gene/L's
280.6 teraflopsand that Blue Gene/L has "not reached its maximum performance, thought to be in excess of
BBC.co.uk:: Boost for UK's superfast computer
Tue Apr 4 05:00:41 MST 2006,
1 U.K. £(GBP) was equal to
1.747 U.S. $(USD).
- Finance.Yahoo.com:: Currency Coverter
- As of this moment and time,
£52 millionequals [click for answer] U.S. dollars.
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Creator: Gerald D. Thurman
Created: 04 April 2006
Last Modified: Saturday, 05-Jan-2013 11:17:59 MST