US Department of Energy opens bidding for exascale super computers

The US Department of Energy (DoE) has opened the bidding process for contracts to build the country’s second and third exascale super computers, worth a whopping $1.8 billion.

Once built, the exascale machines ought to be able to offer 50 to 100 times the power of the US’s fastest current supercomputer and will be housed at the DoE’s National Laboratories

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Source: V3