Top500 List - June 1999

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
9472 2121.0 3154.0
2 Los Alamos National Laboratory
United States
ASCI Blue Mountain
SGI
6144 1608.0 3072.0
3 Government
United States
T3E1200
Cray Inc.
1084 891.0 1300.8
4 University of Tokyo
Japan
SR8000/128
Hitachi
128 873.0 1024.0
5 Government
United States
T3E900
Cray Inc.
1324 815.0 1191.6
6 Los Alamos National Laboratory/ACL
United States
ORIGIN 2000 250 MHz
SGI
2048 690.9 1024.0
7 United Kingdom Meteorological Office
United Kingdom
T3E900
Cray Inc.
876 552.0 788.4
8 IBM
United States
ASCI Blue-Pacific CTR, IBM SP 604e
IBM
1952 547.0 1296.1
9 Naval Oceanographic Office - NAVO DSRC
United States
T3E900
Cray Inc.
812 515.0 730.8
10 CSAR at the University of Manchester
United Kingdom
T3E1200
Cray Inc.
612 509.0 734.4
11 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
United States
ASCI Blue-Pacific CTR, IBM SP 604e
IBM
1344 468.2 892.4
12 Tsukuba Advanced Computing Center - TACC/AIST
Japan
SR8000/64
Hitachi
64 449.0 512.0
13 NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
United States
T3E
Cray Inc.
1084 448.6 650.4
14 Cray Inc.
United States
T3E1200
Cray Inc.
540 447.0 648.0
15 Deutscher Wetterdienst
Germany
T3E1200
Cray Inc.
540 447.0 648.0
16 ERDC DSRC
United States
T3E1200
Cray Inc.
540 447.0 648.0
17 DOE/SC/LBNL/NERSC
United States
T3E900
Cray Inc.
692 444.0 622.8
18 Center for Computational Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Japan
CP-PACS/2048
Hitachi/Tsukuba
2048 368.2 614.4
19 Max-Planck-Gesellschaft MPI/IPP
Germany
T3E
Cray Inc.
812 355.0 487.2
20 NOAA R&D/ National Centers for Environmental Prediction
United States
SP Power3 200 MHz
IBM
768 350.4 614.4
21 Forschungszentrum Juelich (FZJ)
Germany
T3E900
Cray Inc.
540 341.0 486.0
22 HWW/Universitaet Stuttgart
Germany
T3E900
Cray Inc.
540 341.0 486.0
23 Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
United States
T3E900
Cray Inc.
540 341.0 486.0
24 Government
United States
T3E1200
Cray Inc.
404 334.0 484.8
25 IBM
United States
SP Power3 200 MHz
IBM
512 287.8 409.6
26 Institute of Physical and Chemical Res. (RIKEN)
Japan
VPP700/128E
Fujitsu
128 268.0 307.2
27 NCSA
United States
ORIGIN 2000 195/250 MHz
SGI
1024 264.9 327.7
28 Meteorological Research Institute (MRI)
Japan
SR8000/36
Hitachi
36 255.0 288.0
29 Atmospheric Environment Service (AES)
Canada
SX-4/128M4
NEC
128 244.0 256.0
30 Tohoku University
Japan
SX-4/128H4
NEC
128 244.0 256.0
31 Government
United States
T3E1200
Cray Inc.
284 235.0 340.8
32 Cray Inc.
United States
T3E
Cray Inc.
540 234.0 324.0
33 Forschungszentrum Juelich (FZJ)
Germany
T3E
Cray Inc.
540 234.0 324.0
34 University of Tokyo
Japan
SR2201/1024
Hitachi
1024 232.4 307.2
35 National Aerospace Laboratory of Japan
Japan
Numerical Wind Tunnel
Fujitsu
167 229.0 281.3 498
36 CINECA
Italy
T3E1200
Cray Inc.
268 221.8 321.6
37 Government
United States
T3E1200
Cray Inc.
268 221.8 321.6
38 US Army HPC Research Center at NCS
United States
T3E1200
Cray Inc.
268 221.8 321.6
39 University of Edinburgh
United Kingdom
T3E900
Cray Inc.
348 218.0 313.2
40 ECMWF
United Kingdom
VPP700/116
Fujitsu
116 213.0 255.2
41 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
United States
ASCI Blue-Pacific TR, IBM SP 604e
IBM
672 198.6 446.2
42 DOE/SC/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
United States
SP P2SC 120/135 MHz
IBM
512 180.9 248.3
43 Network Computing Services, Inc.
United States
T3E900
Cray Inc.
268 169.0 241.2
44 University of Alaska - Arctic Region Supercomputing Center
United States
T3E900
Cray Inc.
268 169.0 241.2
45 ZIB/Konrad Zuse-Zentrum fuer Informationstechnik
Germany
T3E900
Cray Inc.
268 169.0 241.2
46 Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique (CEA)
France
T3E750
Cray Inc.
300 157.0 225.0
47 IBM
United States
SP PC604e 332 MHz
IBM
512 156.8 339.9
48 Hewlett-Packard
United States
AlphaServer SC Quadrics
Hewlett-Packard
256 154.4 256.0
49 Air Force Research Laboratory
United States
SP Power3 200 MHz
IBM
264 153.6 211.2
50 Tsukuba Advanced Computing Center - TACC/AIST
Japan
SP Power3 200 MHz
IBM
256 149.3 204.8
51 The Institute of Statistical Mathematics
Japan
SR8000/20
Hitachi
20 144.0 160.0
52 DOE/SC/Oak Ridge National Laboratory
United States
XP/S-MP 150
Intel
3072 127.1 154.0
53 Sun Solution Center for HPC
United States
HPC 10000 333 MHz Cluster
Oracle
256 123.9 170.4
54 CSC (Center for Scientific Computing)
Finland
T3E750
Cray Inc.
236 123.0 177.0
55 National Institute for Fusion Science (NIFS)
Japan
SX-4/64M2
NEC
64 122.0 128.0
56 Osaka University
Japan
SX-4/64M2
NEC
64 122.0 128.0
57 Government
United States
T3E
Cray Inc.
268 117.0 160.8
58 IDRIS
France
T3E
Cray Inc.
268 117.0 160.8
59 UCSD/San Diego Supercomputer Center
United States
T3E
Cray Inc.
268 117.0 160.8
60 Government
United States
T3E750
Cray Inc.
220 115.0 165.0
61 Kyushu University
Japan
VPP700/56
Fujitsu
56 110.0 123.2
62 Atomic Weapons Establishment
United Kingdom
SP P2SC 160 MHz
IBM
252 109.9 161.2
63 National Institute for Water and Atmospheric Research
New Zealand
T3E1200
Cray Inc.
132 109.3 158.4
64 National Lab. for High Energy Physics
Japan
VPP500/80
Fujitsu
80 109.0 128.0
65 FUNB
United States
SP PC604e 332 MHz
IBM
352 108.2 233.7
66 Maui High-Performance Computing Center (MHPCC)
United States
SP P2SC 160 MHz
IBM
243 106.1 155.5
67 Leibniz Rechenzentrum
Germany
VPP700/52
Fujitsu/SNI
52 106.0 114.4
68 Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute
Japan
XP/S-MP 125
Intel
2502 103.5 125.1
69 NASA/Ames Research Center/NAS
United States
ORIGIN 2000 250 MHz
SGI
256 101.4 128.0
70 Government
United States
T3D MC1024-8
Cray Inc.
1024 100.5 153.6
71 National Supercomputer Centre (NSC)
Sweden
T3E
Cray Inc.
228 99.7 136.8
72 ECMWF
United Kingdom
VPP700/48E
Fujitsu
48 97.5 115.2
73 University of Minnesota/Supercomputing Institute
United States
SP Power3 200 MHz
IBM
160 94.9 128.0
74 Air Force Research Laboratory
United States
SP P2SC 135 MHz
IBM
256 94.2 138.2
75 ERDC DSRC
United States
SP P2SC 135 MHz
IBM
256 94.2 138.2
76 British Airways
United Kingdom
SP PC604e 332 MHz
IBM
302 93.1 200.5
77 Government
United States
T3E750
Cray Inc.
172 89.8 129.0
78 KISTI Supercomputing Center
Korea, South
T3E900
Cray Inc.
132 82.1 118.8
79 State Farm
United States
SP P2SC 160 MHz
IBM
186 81.9 119.0
80 Western Geophysical
United Kingdom
SP P2SC 160 MHz
IBM
186 81.9 119.0
81 Charles Schwab
United States
SP PC604e 332 MHz
IBM
264 81.5 175.2
82 Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique (CEA)
France
T3E
Cray Inc.
188 81.3 112.8
83 BASF
Germany
SP PC604e 332 MHz
IBM
256 79.2 170.0
84 University of Minnesota/Supercomputing Institute
United States
SP PC604e 332 MHz
IBM
256 79.2 170.0
85 State Farm
United States
SP P2SC 120 MHz
IBM
242 78.9 116.2
86 Government
United Kingdom
SP P2SC 160 MHz
IBM
178 78.4 113.9
87 HWW/Universitaet Stuttgart
Germany
SX-4/40H2
NEC
40 77.2 80.0
88 Air Force Research Laboratory
United States
ORIGIN 2000
SGI
256 76.9 99.8
89 NRI for Earth Science and Disaster (NIED)
Japan
T3E
Cray Inc.
172 74.5 103.2
90 DOE/SC/Oak Ridge National Laboratory
United States
SP Power3 200 MHz
IBM
124 74.4 99.2
91 Lockheed Martin
United States
SP Power3 200 MHz
IBM
124 74.4 99.2
92 Chase Manhattan
United States
SP PC604e 332 MHz
IBM
232 71.9 154.0
93 Sprint
United States
SP PC604e 332 MHz
IBM
224 69.5 148.7
94 Chip Manufacturer (B)
United States
SP2/402
IBM
402 69.3 106.9
95 Centre Informatique National (CINES)
France
SP P2SC 120 MHz
IBM
207 67.8 99.4
96 KTH - Royal Institute of Technology
Sweden
SP P2SC 160 MHz
IBM
146 64.8 93.4
97 Government
United States
T3E
Cray Inc.
148 64.2 88.8
98 Sandia National Laboratories
United States
ORIGIN 2000
SGI
208 63.1 81.1
99 CSC (Center for Scientific Computing)
Finland
ORIGIN 2000 300 MHz
SGI
128 62.2 76.8
100 US Army Research Laboratory (ARL)
United States
ORIGIN 2000 300 MHz
SGI
128 62.2 76.8