Top500 List - June 1998

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 Sandia National Laboratories
United States
ASCI Red
Intel
9152 1338.0 1830.4
2 Government
United States
T3E1200
Cray Inc.
1080 891.0 1296.0
3 Government
United States
T3E900
Cray Inc.
1248 634.0 1123.2
4 United Kingdom Meteorological Office
United Kingdom
T3E900
Cray Inc.
840 450.0 756.0
5 NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
United States
T3E
Cray Inc.
1024 448.6 614.4
6 Center for Computational Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Japan
CP-PACS/2048
Hitachi/Tsukuba
2048 368.2 614.4
7 Max-Planck-Gesellschaft MPI/IPP
Germany
T3E
Cray Inc.
784 342.0 470.4
8 DOE/SC/LBNL/NERSC
United States
T3E900
Cray Inc.
512 321.0 460.8
9 Naval Oceanographic Office - NAVO DSRC
United States
T3E900
Cray Inc.
512 321.0 460.8
10 Universitaet Stuttgart
Germany
T3E900
Cray Inc.
512 321.0 460.8
11 Deutscher Wetterdienst
Germany
T3E900
Cray Inc.
400 251.0 360.0
12 Atmospheric Environment Service (AES)
Canada
SX-4/128M4
NEC
128 244.0 256.0
13 Tohoku University
Japan
SX-4/128H4
NEC
128 244.0 256.0
14 University of Tokyo
Japan
SR2201/1024
Hitachi
1024 232.4 307.2
15 National Aerospace Laboratory of Japan
Japan
Numerical Wind Tunnel
Fujitsu
167 229.0 281.3 498
16 Forschungszentrum Juelich (FZJ)
Germany
T3E
Cray Inc.
512 222.0 307.2
17 Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
United States
T3E
Cray Inc.
512 222.0 307.2
18 Silicon Graphics
United States
T3E
Cray Inc.
512 222.0 307.2
19 ECMWF
United Kingdom
VPP700/116
Fujitsu
116 213.0 255.2
20 Government
United States
T3E1200
Cray Inc.
256 211.8 307.2
21 US Army HPC Research Center at NCS
United States
T3E1200
Cray Inc.
256 211.8 307.2
22 ERDC DSRC
United States
T3E900
Cray Inc.
312 196.0 280.8
23 DOE/SC/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
United States
SP P2SC 120/135 MHz
IBM
512 180.9 248.3
24 Forschungszentrum Juelich (FZJ)
Germany
T3E900
Cray Inc.
256 161.0 230.4
25 Minnesota Supercomputer Center
United States
T3E900
Cray Inc.
256 161.0 230.4
26 University of Edinburgh
United Kingdom
T3E900
Cray Inc.
256 161.0 230.4
27 Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique (CEA)
France
T3E750
Cray Inc.
280 146.0 210.0
28 Sandia National Laboratories
United States
XP/S140
Intel
3680 143.4 184.0
29 CINECA
Italy
T3E1200
Cray Inc.
160 132.4 192.0
30 DOE/SC/Oak Ridge National Laboratory
United States
XP/S-MP 150
Intel
3072 127.1 154.0
31 National Institute for Fusion Science (NIFS)
Japan
SX-4/64M2
NEC
64 122.0 128.0
32 Osaka University
Japan
SX-4/64M2
NEC
64 122.0 128.0
33 CSC (Center for Scientific Computing)
Finland
T3E750
Cray Inc.
224 115.0 168.0
34 Government
United States
T3E
Cray Inc.
256 112.0 153.6
35 IDRIS
France
T3E
Cray Inc.
256 112.0 153.6
36 UCSD/San Diego Supercomputer Center
United States
T3E
Cray Inc.
256 112.0 153.6
37 Kyushu University
Japan
VPP700/56
Fujitsu
56 110.0 123.2
38 National Lab. for High Energy Physics
Japan
VPP500/80
Fujitsu
80 109.0 128.0
39 Leibniz Rechenzentrum
Germany
VPP700/52
Fujitsu/SNI
52 106.0 114.4
40 Government
United States
T3E750
Cray Inc.
208 105.9 156.0
41 Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute
Japan
XP/S-MP 125
Intel
2502 103.5 125.1
42 Government
United States
T3D MC1024-8
Cray Inc.
1024 100.5 153.6
43 Sun
United States
HPC 10000 Cluster
Oracle
256 100.4 128.0
44 National Supercomputer Centre (NSC)
Sweden
T3E
Cray Inc.
216 94.2 129.6
45 Government Agency
United States
T3E
Cray Inc.
200 86.7 120.0
46 Air Force Research Laboratory
United States
SP P2SC 135 MHz
IBM
256 83.4 138.2
47 ERDC DSRC
United States
SP P2SC 135 MHz
IBM
256 83.4 138.2
48 IBM
United States
SP P2SC 160 MHz
IBM
256 83.4 163.8
49 ZIB/Konrad Zuse-Zentrum fuer Informationstechnik
Germany
T3E900
Cray Inc.
136 82.3 122.4
50 Maui High-Performance Computing Center (MHPCC)
United States
SP P2SC 160 MHz
IBM
243 80.7 155.5
51 Government
United States
T3E750
Cray Inc.
160 80.5 120.0
52 KISTI Supercomputing Center
Korea, South
T3E900
Cray Inc.
128 77.5 115.2
53 Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique (CEA)
France
T3E
Cray Inc.
176 76.2 105.6
54 Chip Manufacturer (B)
United States
SP2/402
IBM
402 69.3 106.9
55 NRI for Earth Science and Disaster (NIED)
Japan
T3E
Cray Inc.
160 69.3 96.0
56 Bureau of Meteorology / CSIRO HPCCC
Australia
SX-4/32
NEC
32 61.7 64.0
57 HWW/Universitaet Stuttgart
Germany
SX-4/32
NEC
32 61.7 64.0
58 National Institute for Environmental Studies
Japan
SX-4/32
NEC
32 61.7 64.0
59 NEC Fuchu Plant
Japan
SX-4/32
NEC
32 61.7 64.0
60 KTH - Royal Institute of Technology
Sweden
SP P2SC 160 MHz
IBM
146 60.9 93.4
61 Los Alamos National Laboratory
United States
CM-5/1056
Thinking Machines Corporation
1056 59.7 135.2
62 Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute
Japan
VPP500/42
Fujitsu
42 59.6 67.2
63 Nagoya University
Japan
VPP500/42
Fujitsu
42 59.6 67.2
64 Government
United States
T3E
Cray Inc.
136 59.1 81.6
65 Real World Computing (RWCP)
Japan
SR2201/256
Hitachi
256 58.7 76.8
66 University of Tokyo/Human Genome Center, IMS
Japan
SR2201/256
Hitachi
256 58.7 76.8
67 University of Alaska - Arctic Region Supercomputing Center
United States
T3E900
Cray Inc.
96 58.4 86.4
68 Météo France
France
VPP700/26E
Fujitsu
26 58.0 62.4
69 UCSD/San Diego Supercomputer Center
United States
SP P2SC 160 MHz
IBM
128 57.2 81.9
70 National Institute of Genetics
Japan
VPP500/40
Fujitsu
40 56.9 64.0
71 University of Tokyo/Institute for Solid State Physics
Japan
VPP500/40
Fujitsu
40 56.9 64.0
72 ERDC DSRC
United States
SP P2SC 160 MHz
IBM
126 56.4 80.6
73 Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
United Kingdom
T3E
Cray Inc.
128 55.7 76.8
74 Japan Adv. Inst. of Science and Technology (JAIST)
Japan
T3E
Cray Inc.
128 55.7 76.8
75 Ohio Supercomputer Center
United States
T3E
Cray Inc.
128 55.7 76.8
76 Cornell Theory Center
United States
SP P2SC 120 MHz
IBM
160 53.0 76.8
77 Caltech/JPL
United States
Exemplar X-Class
Hewlett-Packard
128 51.3 92.2
78 Hewlett-Packard CXTC
United States
Exemplar X-Class
Hewlett-Packard
128 51.3 92.2
79 Chip Manufacturer (D)
United States
SP P2SC 160 MHz
IBM
114 51.2 73.0
80 University of Cambridge
United Kingdom
SR2201/224
Hitachi
224 51.1 67.2
81 Los Alamos National Laboratory
United States
T3D MC512-8
Cray Inc.
512 50.8 76.8
82 Network Computing Services, Inc.
United States
T3D MC512-8
Cray Inc.
512 50.8 76.8
83 Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
United States
T3D MC512-8
Cray Inc.
512 50.8 76.8
84 University of Edinburgh
United Kingdom
T3D MC512-8
Cray Inc.
512 50.8 76.8
85 Chip Manufacturer (A)
United States
SP P2SC 120 MHz
IBM
152 50.4 73.0
86 The Scripps Research Institute
United States
T3E900
Cray Inc.
80 48.9 72.0
87 National Aerospace Laboratory of Japan
Japan
SX-4/25
NEC
25 48.3 50.0
88 The Angstrom Technology Partnership
Japan
VPP500/32
Fujitsu
32 46.1 51.2
89 Scientific Supercomputing Center Karlsruhe
Germany
SP2/256
IBM
256 44.2 68.1
90 NERSC/LBNL/Berkeley Labs
United States
T3E
Cray Inc.
96 42.0 57.6
91 Institute of Physical and Chemical Res. (RIKEN)
Japan
VPP500/28
Fujitsu
28 40.4 44.8
92 Korea Telecom
Korea, South
SP P2SC 160 MHz
IBM
89 40.3 57.0
93 Air Force Research Laboratory
United States
ORIGIN 2000
SGI
128 40.2 49.9
94 Air Force Research Laboratory
United States
ORIGIN 2000
SGI
128 40.2 49.9
95 Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
United Kingdom
ORIGIN 2000 250 MHz
SGI
128 40.2 64.0
96 Cray Research
United States
ORIGIN 2000
SGI
128 40.2 49.9
97 ERDC DSRC
United States
ORIGIN 2000
SGI
128 40.2 49.9
98 Kyoto University
Japan
ORIGIN 2000
SGI
128 40.2 49.9
99 Los Alamos National Laboratory
United States
ORIGIN 2000
SGI
128 40.2 49.9
100 Los Alamos National Laboratory
United States
ORIGIN 2000
SGI
128 40.2 49.9