The computer has become one of the most ubiquitous tools in everyday life, but supercomputers blow even the most advanced desktops out of the water. Comprised of tens of thousands of processors working in conjunction, supercomputers are capable of crunching numbers at astounding speeds. These massive machines perform quadrillions of calculations per second, providing extensive information for research in a wide range of fields, including weather forecasting, quantum mechanics, and medicine.

Take a look at the ten fastest supercomputers in the world in the following infographic.

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10 Fastest Supercomputers]

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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