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Tianhe-I is a supercomputer made and operated in the People's Republic of China and has been active since October 29, 2009. In 2010, it was the second fastest supercomputer in the world,[1] replacing the Jaguar supercomputer. It has 98,304 GB of memory and has 2.507 petaflops at its peak. It uses a Linux operating system. It is being used for finding energy sources and doing simulations of aircraft right now.

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It used to have 5,010 CPUs and 2,560 GPUs[2] and was ranked the fifth-fastest supercomputer. After the upgrade, it now has 14,336 CPUs and 7,168 GPUs, making it the fastest.[3]

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  1. "Top500". Archived from the original on 2010-07-04. Retrieved 2010-10-30.
  2. AMD press release
  3. "China builds fastest supercomputer, ZDNet". Archived from the original on 2010-10-29. Retrieved 2010-10-30.