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The fastest computer in the world was built in China

In the battle for the computer speed supremacy, China has managed to "defeat" more technologically advanced countries like the United States and Japan. Tianhe-2 is owned by the National University of Defence Technology in Guangzhou, southern China, and currently it is the fastest computer in the world, reaching calculation speed of 33.86 petaflop per second. In common language, the Chinese computer has an efficiency of 33.863 trillion...