China builds world’s fastest supercomputer without U.S. chips

China’s massive system runs real applications and is ‘not just a stunt machine,’ says top U.S. supercomputing researcher.China on Monday revealed its latest supercomputer, a monolithic system with 10.65 million compute cores built entirely with Chinese microprocessors. This follows a U.S. government decision last year to deny China access to Intel’s fastest microprocessors.
http://www.computerworld.com/article/3085483/high-performance-computing/china-builds-world-s-fastest-supercomputer-without-u-s-chips.html

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