Rome Lab's supercomputer is made up o...

Rome Lab's supercomputer is made up of 1,700 off-the-shelf PlayStation 3 gaming consoles

There are 7 comments on the Post-Standard story from Mar 23, 2011, titled Rome Lab's supercomputer is made up of 1,700 off-the-shelf PlayStation 3 gaming consoles. In it, Post-Standard reports that:

Computer scientists just up the Thruway at Rome's Air Force Research Lab have assembled one of the world's largest, fastest and cheapest supercomputers - and it's made from PlayStation 3s.

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#1 Mar 31, 2011
bad asx
PWNER

Epping, NH

#2 Mar 31, 2011
They should have made it out of XBOX 360s if they wanted it to be better! Halo: Reach is phenomenal.

XBOX RULEZZ PS3 DROOLZZ!

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#3 Mar 31, 2011
the concept is good enough
NW Hominid

Seattle, WA

#4 Mar 31, 2011
Good recycling, swap'n mutha boards...
just candid

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#6 Mar 31, 2011
I bet the US Government could have gotten almost the same speed, or close for only about 825 times as much money.
PWNER

Epping, NH

#7 Mar 31, 2011
just candid wrote:
I bet the US Government could have gotten almost the same speed, or close for only about 825 times as much money.
Rome Lab is the US government. You retard.
just candid

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#8 Mar 31, 2011
PWNER wrote:
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Rome Lab is the US government. You retard.
Thanks for the heads up. Please order another short bus just for me. If you make it yellow I'll be forever grateful, cause that's my favorite color.

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