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(Space.com)   Tennessee's Oak Ridge National Laboratory unveils its shiny, new 200 petaflop supercomputer   ( space.com) divider line
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2018-06-20 10:27:15 AM  
But can it run Crysis 3?
 
2018-06-20 10:35:49 AM  
Still not as many flops as the World Cup.
 
2018-06-20 11:17:59 AM  
It's in Tennessee so are they running it with new i7 corncob cores?
 
2018-06-20 11:23:12 AM  
Corn won't grow at all on Petaflop
Bit's too dirty by far
That why all the folks that live on Petaflop
Get their corn from a jar
 
2018-06-20 11:24:08 AM  
"And this one stores all the files, we call this one the Petafile 2000!"
 
2018-06-20 11:28:02 AM  
You do of course realize that "petaflop" is an anagram of "PEP FLOAT", right?

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2018-06-20 11:29:56 AM  
♪  Oh the nuclear reactor in Oak Ridge Tennessee
Spews forth all kinds of poisons to kill off you and meeee ♪
 
2018-06-20 11:34:08 AM  

Merltech: But can it run Crysis 3?


I'll get the lights.
 
2018-06-20 11:34:59 AM  
On a chicken farm just down the road from Oak Ridge, Tennessee a nuclear reactor leaked some water accidentally. What happened next is like a horror story by Ralph Nader. That toxic waste leaked into a brood house incubator.

Inside that chicken coop they always kept the TV on. The programs helped the chicks to grow, helped to keep them calm. As four little chickens put that heavy water down their gullets, a kung fu show was on the air.

Something happened to those pullets.

They began to grow and grow with that kung fu show locked in their brain. That's the only way we can explain teenage mutant kung fu chickens. Big as a house. Strong as the dickens. Anything they want is easy pickings for teenage mutant kung fu chickens.

Do you want cyborg chickens? Because this is how you get cyborg chickens.
 
2018-06-20 11:36:07 AM  
I hear it's run by top men.

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2018-06-20 11:54:48 AM  
Petaflops, my ass. When I was your age we had 640k of RAM...and WE LIKED IT!!!
 
2018-06-20 11:58:23 AM  
Approves
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2018-06-20 12:00:43 PM  

ArkPanda: Still not as many flops as the World Cup.


Americans just don't appreciate synchronized turf diving.
 
2018-06-20 12:07:32 PM  

Stone Meadow: Petaflops, my ass. When I was your age we had 640k of RAM...and WE LIKED IT!!!


640K?  More like 48K here so get of my yard whippersnapper.

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2018-06-20 12:14:18 PM  
Done in the Boobies.
 
2018-06-20 12:26:54 PM  
Oom bop a oom bop a oom bop a mou mou
 
2018-06-20 12:34:19 PM  

Stone Meadow: Petaflops, my ass. When I was your age we had 640k of RAM...and WE LIKED IT!!!


Luxury!  When I was your age, we had 16k of RAM, and by default 8k of that was dedicated to graphics unless you reassigned it!

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2018-06-20 12:48:50 PM  

Merltech: But can it run Crysis 3?


Yes but you can still crash it with a flashbang in VR Chat.
 
2018-06-20 12:56:35 PM  
Still not as smart and stable as our beloved Orange Commander in Chief!
 
2018-06-20 12:58:55 PM  

Stone Meadow: Petaflops, my ass. When I was your age we had 640k of RAM...and WE LIKED IT!!!


Yeah, but we also had competent programers.  Things aren't as they were.
 
2018-06-20 01:06:17 PM  

SirDigbyChickenCaesar: Stone Meadow: Petaflops, my ass. When I was your age we had 640k of RAM...and WE LIKED IT!!!

640K?  More like 48K here so get of my yard whippersnapper.

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Kids today don't know the pain of saving your data to a cassette tape.


beep beep hiss beep boop...
 
2018-06-20 01:16:25 PM  
And Ah kin still beat the Solitaire game on it.  So who's smartier than who?
 
2018-06-20 01:17:51 PM  
Sorry, humans.  I need that water for cooling.  Here.  Have some Carbon Dioxide.  Sleepy sleepy.
 
2018-06-20 01:21:33 PM  

Harry Freakstorm: Sorry, humans.  I need that water for cooling.  Here.  Have some Carbon Dioxide.  Sleepy sleepy.


Nah, you just need a bunch of ice:

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2018-06-20 01:35:47 PM  
Do they still have a T-437 Safety Command Console?

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2018-06-20 01:37:30 PM  
There are several excellent pets flopping on the Woofsday thread: https://m.fark.com/comments/1​0063502/
 
2018-06-20 01:38:17 PM  
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They don't look floppy to me
 
2018-06-20 02:04:32 PM  
How fast can it calculate the location of Sarah Connor?
 
2018-06-20 02:07:53 PM  
The NSA chuckles at this 'super' computer.
 
2018-06-20 02:20:38 PM  
4000+ gpm of cooling water.

Looks like they've got 8 rows, 32 racks per row and 18 2U servers in each rack.  About 0.87 gpm per server or over 15 and a half gallons per minute per rack.  That's a little on the high side for a chilled water cooled rack, but I guess they *are* stuffed with little heaters.
 
2018-06-20 02:21:42 PM  

Burr: [img.fark.net image 760x1140]

They don't look floppy to me


They may not be into meat, but plastics are fair game.
 
2018-06-20 02:55:34 PM  

redoctober65: It's in Tennessee so are they running it with new i7 corncob cores?


How many kernels is that?
 
2018-06-20 03:15:01 PM  

whither_apophis: redoctober65: It's in Tennessee so are they running it with new i7 corncob cores?

How many kernels is that?


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2018-06-20 03:58:33 PM  
Quit reading after ALPHA Romeo. Buncha turds. Geek Cred Card revoked!
 
2018-06-20 04:33:23 PM  
 
2018-06-20 05:13:48 PM  
....running Linux, no doubt.
 
2018-06-20 05:17:34 PM  
Imagine a Beowulf cluster of these!
 
2018-06-20 05:44:30 PM  
Redhat Enterprise Linux 7.4 to be exact.
 
2018-06-20 06:22:04 PM  
My old Apple ][+ had one jujuflop
 
2018-06-20 06:28:08 PM  
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2018-06-20 06:40:21 PM  

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That slide rules!
 
2018-06-20 07:26:08 PM  
42
 
2018-06-20 07:37:15 PM  
Sure, faster, faster, faster, what could possibly go wrong.
 
2018-06-20 09:37:23 PM  

Burr: [img.fark.net image 760x1140]

They don't look floppy to me


Check out the Brassicaceae on those!
 
2018-06-20 09:49:00 PM  

GlamrLama: Burr: [img.fark.net image 760x1140]

They don't look floppy to me

Check out the Brassicaceae on those!


At first I was like WTFishetalkingabout...and then I scrolled up. Well played!
 
2018-06-21 12:19:29 AM  
But can it calculate why kids love Cinnamon Toast Crunch?
 
2018-06-21 12:26:26 PM  

cranked: 42


Now you just need to know the question.
 
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