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Super-computers.


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Are found at thousands of sites around the world
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B
Can now fit on a single silicon chip
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C
Are usually designed to process accounting applications
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D
Are not fast enough for some applications
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E
None of the above
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The correct option is D Are not fast enough for some applications

Super-computers Are not fast enough for some applications.

A supercomputer is a computer with a high level of performance compared to a general-purpose computer. Performance of a supercomputer is measured in floating-point operations per second (FLOPS) instead of million instructions per second (MIPS).

9 Super-Cool Uses for Supercomputers. ... Supercomputers are the bodybuilders of the computer world. They boast tens of thousands of times the computing power of a desktop and cost tens of millions of dollars. They fill enormous rooms, which are chilled to prevent their thousands of microprocessor cores from overheating.

Pratyush is an array of computers that can deliver a peak power of 6.8 petaflops. As of January 2018, Pratyush is the fastest supercomputer in India. Pratyush is the fourth-fastest supercomputer in the world dedicated for weather and climate research, and follows machines in Japan, USA and the United Kingdom.


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