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November 2014

K computer took 2nd place in new HPCG benchmark (SC14)

K computer took second place in the HPCG benchmark, a new index developed to try to create a more realistic view of supercomputer performance compared to the LINPACK benchmark that is commonly used.

RIKEN

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November 2014

HPC Challenge Class 2 Best Performance Award (SC14)

XcalableMP and XcalableACC, which are high-performance supercomputer parallel programming languages, are recognized for their overall performance. This is the second year running that XcalableMP has won this award.

RIKEN and University of Tsukuba

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November 2014

No. 1 in two benchmarks at the 2014 HPC Challenge Class 1 Awards (SC14)

Top ranks in two of the four benchmarks at the 2014 HPC Challenge Class 1 Awards (Global HPL and EP STREAM (Triad) per system)

RIKEN, Fujitsu Limited and University of Tsukuba

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June 2014

No. 1 in Graph 500 “Big Data” Supercomputer Ranking (ISC14)

K computer grabs top spot in Graph 500 "Big Data" supercomputer ranking which seeks to gauge the ability of supercomputers on data-intensive loads rather than simple speed

RIKEN, the Tokyo Institute of Technology, and University College Dublin

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November 2013

No. 1 in Class 1 and 2 of the HPC Challenge Awards (SC13)

Top honors awarded for productivity in a high-performance supercomputer parallel programming language implementation (first for Japan) and overall performance

RIKEN, University of Tsukuba, and Fujitsu Limited

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November 2012

ACM Gordon Bell Prize (SC12)

The large scale parallel simulation performed on the K computer was awarded the ACM Gordon Bell Prize

RIKEN, University of Tsukuba, and Tokyo Institute of Technology

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November 2012

No. 1 in Three HPC Challenge Award Benchmarks (SC12)

Earns high marks in total performance for second year running

RIKEN, University of Tsukuba, and Fujitsu Limited

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November 2011

ACM Gordon Bell Prize Peak-Performance (SC11)

Genuine application achieves execution performance of over 3 petaflops for simulation of the electron states of silicon nanowires

RIKEN, University of Tsukuba, the University of Tokyo, and Fujitsu Limited

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November 2011

2011 HPCwire Editors' Choice Award

Receives recognition as Top Supercomputing Achievement with 2011 HPCwire Editors' Choice Award

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November 2011

Consecutive No. 1 in TOP500 List (SC11)

Achieving world's fastest processing speed of 10.51 petaflops and 93.2% operating efficiency

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