Top500 List - June 1996

Rmax and Rpeak values are in GFlops. For more details about other fields, check the TOP500 description.

Rpeak values are for the normal CPU clock rate. For the effeciency of the systems you should take the Turbu CPU clock rate into account.

Rank Site System Cores Rmax (GFlop/s) Rpeak (GFlop/s) Power (kW)
1 University of Tokyo
Japan
SR2201/1024
Hitachi
1024 220.4 307.2
2 National Aerospace Laboratory of Japan
Japan
Numerical Wind Tunnel
Fujitsu
166 170.0 279.6
3 Sandia National Laboratories
United States
XP/S140
Intel
3680 143.4 184.0
4 DOE/SC/Oak Ridge National Laboratory
United States
XP/S-MP 150
Intel
3072 127.1 154.0
5 Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute
Japan
XP/S-MP 125
Intel
2502 103.5 125.1
6 Government
United States
T3D MC1024-8
Cray Inc.
1024 100.5 153.6
7 National Lab. for High Energy Physics
Japan
VPP500/80
Fujitsu
80 98.9 128.0
8 Cornell Theory Center
United States
SP2/512
IBM
512 88.4 136.2
9 IBM
United States
SP2/512
IBM
512 88.4 136.2
10 HWW/Universitaet Stuttgart
Germany
SX-4/32
NEC
32 66.5 64.0
11 NEC Fuchu Plant
Japan
SX-4/32
NEC
32 66.5 64.0
12 Maui High-Performance Computing Center (MHPCC)
United States
SP2/384
IBM
384 66.3 102.1
13 Los Alamos National Laboratory
United States
CM-5/1056
Thinking Machines Corporation
1056 59.7 135.2
14 Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute
Japan
VPP500/42
Fujitsu
42 54.5 67.2
15 Nagoya University
Japan
VPP500/42
Fujitsu
42 54.5 67.2
16 Minnesota Supercomputer Center
United States
CM-5/896
Thinking Machines Corporation
896 52.3 114.7
17 National Institute of Genetics
Japan
VPP500/40
Fujitsu
40 52.0 64.0
18 University of Tokyo/Institute for Solid State Physics
Japan
VPP500/40
Fujitsu
40 52.0 64.0
19 Los Alamos National Laboratory
United States
T3D MC512-8
Cray Inc.
512 50.8 76.8
20 Network Computing Services, Inc.
United States
T3D MC512-8
Cray Inc.
512 50.8 76.8
21 Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
United States
T3D MC512-8
Cray Inc.
512 50.8 76.8
22 University of Edinburgh
United Kingdom
T3D MC512-8
Cray Inc.
512 50.8 76.8
23 The Angstrom Technology Partnership
Japan
VPP500/32
Fujitsu
32 42.4 51.2
24 University of Tsukuba
Japan
VPP500/30
Fujitsu
30 39.8 48.0
25 Japan Marine Science and Technology
Japan
SX-4/20
NEC
20 38.2 40.0
26 National Research Institute for Metals
Japan
SX-4/20
NEC
20 38.2 40.0
27 Toyota Central Research & Development
Japan
SX-4/20
NEC
20 38.2 40.0
28 Institute of Physical and Chemical Res. (RIKEN)
Japan
VPP500/28
Fujitsu
28 37.2 44.8
29 DOE/SC/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
United States
SP2/208
IBM
208 36.5 55.3
30 National Aerospace Laboratory (NLR)
Netherlands
SX-4/16
NEC
16 34.4 32.0
31 National Cardiovascular Center
Japan
SX-4/16
NEC
16 34.4 32.0
32 Air Force Research Laboratory
United States
XP/S-MP 41
Intel
816 33.7 40.8
33 National Security Agency
United States
CM-5/512
Thinking Machines Corporation
512 30.4 65.5
34 NCSA
United States
CM-5/512
Thinking Machines Corporation
512 30.4 65.5
35 Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT)
Japan
T932/321024
Cray Inc.
32 29.4 57.6
36 NASA/Ames Research Center/NAS
United States
SP2/160
IBM
160 28.7 42.6
37 Hitachi Ltd. Enterprise Server Division
Japan
S-3800/480
Hitachi
4 28.4 32.0
38 Japan Meteorological Agency
Japan
S-3800/480
Hitachi
4 28.4 32.0
39 University of Tokyo
Japan
S-3800/480
Hitachi
4 28.4 32.0
40 SGI
United States
POWER CHALLENGEarray
SGI
128 26.6 46.1
41 Swiss Scientific Computing Center (CSCS)
Switzerland
SX-4/12
NEC
12 25.8 24.0
42 Caltech/JPL
United States
T3D SC256-8/264
Cray Inc.
256 25.3 38.4
43 Defense Research Agency (DRA)
United Kingdom
T3D MC256-8
Cray Inc.
256 25.3 38.4
44 Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
Switzerland
T3D MC256-8
Cray Inc.
256 25.3 38.4
45 Los Alamos National Laboratory
United States
T3D SC256-8/464
Cray Inc.
256 25.3 38.4
46 NERSC/LLNL
United States
T3D SC256-8/364
Cray Inc.
256 25.3 38.4
47 Petroleum Company (A)
United States
T3D MC256-8
Cray Inc.
256 25.3 38.4
48 ZIB/Konrad Zuse-Zentrum fuer Informationstechnik
Germany
T3D SC256-8/464
Cray Inc.
256 25.3 38.4
49 Atmospheric Environment Service (AES)
Canada
SX-3/44R
NEC
4 23.2 25.6
50 Tohoku University
Japan
SX-3/44R
NEC
4 23.2 25.6
51 NCSA
United States
POWER CHALLENGEarray
SGI
96 22.1 34.6
52 Hokkaido University
Japan
S-3800/380
Hitachi
3 21.6 24.0
53 Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University (IMR)
Japan
S-3800/380
Hitachi
3 21.6 24.0
54 Kyoto University
Japan
VPP500/15
Fujitsu
15 20.3 24.0
55 Atmospheric Environment Service (AES)
Canada
SX-3/44
NEC
4 20.0 22.0
56 ETH Zuerich
Switzerland
XP/S-MP 22
Intel
450 18.7 22.5
57 MCI Worldcom
United States
SP2/104
IBM
104 18.6 27.7
58 US Army Research Laboratory (ARL)
United States
POWER CHALLENGEarray
SGI
96 18.4 28.8
59 Institute for Molecular Science
Japan
SX-3/34R
NEC
3 17.4 19.2
60 Atmospheric Environment Service (AES)
Canada
SX-4/8
NEC
8 17.2 16.0
61 ATR Optical Communication Lab
Japan
SX-4/8
NEC
8 17.2 16.0
62 Danish Meteorological Institute
Denmark
SX-4/8
NEC
8 17.2 16.0
63 National Geographic Agency
Japan
SX-4/8
NEC
8 17.2 16.0
64 KTH - Royal Institute of Technology
Sweden
SP2/96
IBM
96 17.2 25.5
65 Silicon Graphics
Switzerland
POWER CHALLENGEarray
SGI
64 15.6 23.0
66 Forschungszentrum Juelich (FZJ)
Germany
T916/12512
Cray Inc.
12 15.4 21.6
67 Caltech
United States
XP/S35
Intel
512 15.2 26.0
68 DOE/SC/Oak Ridge National Laboratory
United States
XP/S35
Intel
512 15.2 26.0
69 NIH (National Institutes of Health)
United States
SP2/85
IBM
85 15.2 22.6
70 Geco-Prakla
United States
CM-5/256
Thinking Machines Corporation
256 15.1 32.8
71 Geco-Prakla
United States
CM-5/256
Thinking Machines Corporation
256 15.1 32.8
72 Government
United States
CM-5/256
Thinking Machines Corporation
256 15.1 32.8
73 Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)
United States
CM-5/256
Thinking Machines Corporation
256 15.1 32.8
74 Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry/CRIEPI
Japan
S-3800/280
Hitachi
2 14.6 16.0
75 SARA (Stichting Academisch Rekencentrum)
Netherlands
SP2/76
IBM
76 14.3 20.2
76 National Center for High Performance Computing
Taiwan
SP2/80
IBM
80 14.3 21.3
77 Centre Informatique National (CINES)
France
SP2/79
IBM
79 14.1 21.0
78 Caltech
United States
Delta
Intel
512 13.9 20.5
79 Leibniz Rechenzentrum
Germany
SP2/77
IBM
77 13.8 20.5
80 Sears Product Service Group
United States
SP2/77
IBM
77 13.8 20.5
81 Cray Research
United States
Y-MP C916/16256
Cray Inc.
16 13.7 15.2
82 DKRZ - Deutsches Klimarechenzentrum
Germany
Y-MP C916/16256
Cray Inc.
16 13.7 15.2
83 DOE/Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory
United States
Y-MP C916/16256
Cray Inc.
16 13.7 15.2
84 DOE/Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory
United States
Y-MP C916/16256
Cray Inc.
16 13.7 15.2
85 DOE/SC/LBNL/NERSC
United States
Y-MP C916/16256
Cray Inc.
16 13.7 15.2
86 ECMWF
United Kingdom
Y-MP C916/16256
Cray Inc.
16 13.7 15.2
87 ERDC DSRC
United States
Y-MP C916/161024
Cray Inc.
16 13.7 15.2
88 Ford Motor Company
United States
Y-MP C916/16512
Cray Inc.
16 13.7 15.2
89 Ford Motor Company
United States
Y-MP C916/16512
Cray Inc.
16 13.7 15.2
90 Government
United States
Y-MP C916/161024
Cray Inc.
16 13.7 15.2
91 Government
United States
Y-MP C916/161024
Cray Inc.
16 13.7 15.2
92 Government
United States
Y-MP C916/16512
Cray Inc.
16 13.7 15.2
93 Government
United States
Y-MP C916/161024
Cray Inc.
16 13.7 15.2
94 Government
United States
Y-MP C916/161024
Cray Inc.
16 13.7 15.2
95 Government Communications Headquarters
United Kingdom
Y-MP C916/16256
Cray Inc.
16 13.7 15.2
96 KISTI Supercomputing Center
Korea, South
Y-MP C916/16512
Cray Inc.
16 13.7 15.2
97 MITI - AIST - RIPS
Japan
Y-MP C916/16256
Cray Inc.
16 13.7 15.2
98 MITI - AIST - RIPS
Japan
Y-MP C916/161024
Cray Inc.
16 13.7 15.2
99 NASA/Ames Research Center/NAS
United States
Y-MP C916/161024
Cray Inc.
16 13.7 15.2
100 National Centers for Environment Prediction
United States
Y-MP C916/16256
Cray Inc.
16 13.7 15.2