“Raijin”: Australia’s most powerful super computer unveiled

Australia unveiled its most powerful super computer Raijin in Canberra. Raijin, is named after the Japanese God of thunder and rain. It development cost $ 45.2 million and will cost $ 10.85 million annually to operate. On the global scale, Raijin is considered the 27th most powerful computer. The supercomputer is capable of performing the same number of calculations in an hour that 7 billion people with calculators could perform in 20 years.

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