Gallery: World’s Greenest Supercomputer Crowned at the University of To...

 

It seems there’s a new supercomputer every month, but now there’s a new standard for differentiating them – by how green they are. The Grape DR, a Japanese cluster at the University of Tokyo, has just been named the world’s greenest supercomputer, topping out over a German supercomputer according to the Little Green500 list. The Green500 is the organization that keeps track of how energy efficient all the supercomputers are by measuring computing power against power consumption. Clearly the tidiness of the wiring is not part of the ranking criteria.

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