Supercomputing Speed Barrier

http://newsfactor.com/perl/story/19391.html


Supercomputing speeds continue to rise, with yesterday's fastest machines buried by today's speed kings, but when will supercomputers reach their limits?

Most experts agree that current barriers to supercomputing speeds -- which are approaching hundreds of teraflops -- will fall. A teraflop equals 1 trillion floating point operations per second.

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how soon before we get that on desktops?