Supercomputer sets petaflop pace
A supercomputer built with components designed for the Sony PlayStation 3 has set a new computing milestone.
The IBM machine, codenamed Roadrunner, has been shown to run at "petaflop speeds", the equivalent of one thousand trillion calculations per second.
The benchmark means the computer is twice as nimble as the current world's fastest machine, also built by IBM.
Phoar - Wouldn't mind one myself really