Fujitsu recently took the wraps off of “Venus” their new processor designed to be used in supercomputer applications. Venus is built on a 45nm manufacturing process and surpasses the current champ, Intel, by a factor of 2.5. The new chip is capable of generating 128 Gigaflops (128,000,000,000 floating point operations per second) of computational power.
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Venus isn’t quite ready for primetime; Fujitsu said we’ll see it being used within the “next several years”. By that time, it’s up the air as to what competition Fujitsu and Venus might face.
PC Watch (Google translated from the original Japanese)