Do the sums

July 12, 1996

A new Hitachi SR2201 supercomputer will be delivered to Cambridge University at the end of September. Each of its 96 nodes has 256 megabytes of memory and performs 300 million floating point operations per second, and a few years ago would have counted as a supercomputer in its own right. The machine will be used by the university's science and engineering departments. The cost to the university, in a keen but somewhat complex deal, will be about Pounds 2.5 million.

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