Top500 List - November 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
9632 2379.0 3207.0
2 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
United States
ASCI Blue-Pacific SST, IBM SP 604e
IBM
5808 2144.0 3856.5
3 Los Alamos National Laboratory
United States
ASCI Blue Mountain
SGI
6144 1608.0 3072.0
4 Government
United States
T3E1200
Cray Inc.
1084 891.0 1300.8
5 University of Tokyo
Japan
SR8000/128
Hitachi
128 873.0 1024.0
6 Government
United States
T3E900
Cray Inc.
1324 815.0 1191.6
7 Los Alamos National Laboratory/ACL
United States
ORIGIN 2000 250 MHz
SGI
2048 690.9 1024.0
8 Naval Oceanographic Office - NAVO DSRC
United States
T3E900
Cray Inc.
1084 675.0 975.6
9 Deutscher Wetterdienst
Germany
T3E1200
Cray Inc.
812 671.0 974.4
10 UCSD/San Diego Supercomputer Center
United States
SP Power3 222 MHz
IBM
960 558.1 852.4
11 United Kingdom Meteorological Office
United Kingdom
T3E900
Cray Inc.
876 552.0 788.4
12 Charles Schwab
United States
SP PC604e 332 MHz
IBM
2000 547.0 1328.0
13 United Kingdom Meteorological Office
United Kingdom
T3E1200
Cray Inc.
636 526.0 763.2
14 CSAR at the University of Manchester
United Kingdom
T3E1200
Cray Inc.
612 509.0 734.4
15 Kyoto University
Japan
VPP800/63
Fujitsu
63 482.0 504.0
16 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
United States
ASCI Blue-Pacific CTR, IBM SP 604e
IBM
1344 468.2 892.4
17 Tsukuba Advanced Computing Center - TACC/AIST
Japan
SR8000/64
Hitachi
64 449.0 512.0
18 NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
United States
T3E
Cray Inc.
1084 448.6 650.4
19 Cray Inc.
United States
T3E1200
Cray Inc.
540 447.0 648.0
20 ERDC DSRC
United States
T3E1200
Cray Inc.
540 447.0 648.0
21 Forschungszentrum Juelich (FZJ)
Germany
T3E1200
Cray Inc.
540 447.0 648.0
22 Government
United States
T3E1200
Cray Inc.
540 447.0 648.0
23 DOE/SC/LBNL/NERSC
United States
T3E900
Cray Inc.
692 444.0 622.8
24 Center for Computational Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Japan
CP-PACS/2048
Hitachi/Tsukuba
2048 368.2 614.4
25 Max-Planck-Gesellschaft MPI/IPP
Germany
T3E
Cray Inc.
812 355.0 487.2
26 NOAA R&D/ National Centers for Environmental Prediction
United States
SP Power3 200 MHz
IBM
768 350.4 614.4
27 HWW/Universitaet Stuttgart
Germany
T3E900
Cray Inc.
540 341.0 486.0
28 Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
United States
T3E900
Cray Inc.
540 341.0 486.0
29 Government
United States
T3E1200
Cray Inc.
404 334.0 484.8
30 DOE/SC/LBNL/NERSC
United States
SP Power3 200 MHz
IBM
604 310.3 483.2
31 IBM
United States
SP Power3 222 MHz
IBM
512 307.6 454.6
32 Météo France
France
VPP5000/31
Fujitsu
31 286.0 297.6
33 Sun
United States
HPC 4500 333 MHz Cluster
Oracle
720 272.1 480.0
34 Hewlett-Packard
United States
AlphaServer SC Quadrics
Hewlett-Packard
512 271.4 512.0
35 IBM
United States
SP Power3 200 MHz
IBM
480 270.5 384.0
36 Institute of Physical and Chemical Res. (RIKEN)
Japan
VPP700/128E
Fujitsu
128 268.0 307.2
37 NCSA
United States
ORIGIN 2000 195/250 MHz
SGI
1024 264.9 327.7
38 Meteorological Research Institute (MRI)
Japan
SR8000/36
Hitachi
36 255.0 288.0
39 ZIB/Konrad Zuse-Zentrum fuer Informationstechnik
Germany
T3E900
Cray Inc.
404 253.0 363.6
40 Tohoku University
Japan
SX-4/128H4
NEC
128 244.0 256.0
41 Government
United States
T3E1200
Cray Inc.
284 235.0 340.8
42 Cray Inc.
United States
T3E
Cray Inc.
540 234.0 324.0
43 Forschungszentrum Juelich (FZJ)
Germany
T3E
Cray Inc.
540 234.0 324.0
44 Sandia National Laboratories
United States
CPlant/Siberia Cluster
Self-made
580 232.6 580.0
45 University of Tokyo
Japan
SR2201/1024
Hitachi
1024 232.4 307.2
46 National Aerospace Laboratory of Japan
Japan
Numerical Wind Tunnel
Fujitsu
167 229.0 281.3 498
47 CINECA
Italy
T3E1200
Cray Inc.
268 221.8 321.6
48 US Army HPC Research Center at NCS
United States
T3E1200
Cray Inc.
268 221.8 321.6
49 University of Edinburgh
United Kingdom
T3E900
Cray Inc.
348 218.0 313.2
50 ECMWF
United Kingdom
VPP700/116
Fujitsu
116 213.0 255.2
51 NASA/Ames Research Center/NAS
United States
ORIGIN 2000 300 MHz
SGI
512 195.6 307.2
52 North Carolina Supercomputing Center (NCSC)
United States
SP Power3 200 MHz
IBM
320 183.9 256.0
53 Atmospheric Environment Service (AES)
Canada
SX-4/96M3
NEC
96 183.0 192.0
54 DOE/SC/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
United States
SP P2SC 120/135 MHz
IBM
512 180.9 248.3
55 Network Computing Services, Inc.
United States
T3E900
Cray Inc.
268 169.0 241.2
56 University of Alaska - Arctic Region Supercomputing Center
United States
T3E900
Cray Inc.
268 169.0 241.2
57 NCAR (National Center for Atmospheric Research)
United States
SP Power3 200 MHz
IBM
288 166.6 230.4
58 Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique (CEA)
France
T3E750
Cray Inc.
300 157.0 225.0
59 Air Force Research Laboratory
United States
SP Power3 200 MHz
IBM
264 153.6 211.2
60 Air Force Research Laboratory
United States
ORIGIN 2000
SGI
512 152.0 199.7
61 State Farm
United States
SP Power3 200 MHz
IBM
260 151.5 208.0
62 Tsukuba Advanced Computing Center - TACC/AIST
Japan
SP Power3 200 MHz
IBM
256 149.3 204.8
63 The Institute of Statistical Mathematics
Japan
SR8000/20
Hitachi
20 144.0 160.0
64 IBM
United Kingdom
SP PC604e 332 MHz
IBM
468 143.3 310.7
65 Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique (CEA)
France
VPP5000/15
Fujitsu
15 139.0 144.0
66 Taiwan Central Weather Bureau & CAA
Taiwan
VPP5000/15
Fujitsu
15 139.0 144.0
67 Sun Solution Center for HPC
United States
HPC 10000 400 MHz Cluster
Oracle
256 137.1 204.8
68 Air Force Weather Agency
United States
SP PC604e 332 MHz
IBM
440 134.9 292.1
69 DeTeCSM
Germany
SP PC604e 332 MHz
IBM
420 128.9 278.8
70 DOE/SC/Oak Ridge National Laboratory
United States
XP/S-MP 150
Intel
3072 127.1 154.0
71 Maui High-Performance Computing Center (MHPCC)
United States
SP Power3 222 MHz
IBM
200 123.9 177.6
72 Atmospheric Environment Service (AES)
Canada
SX-5/16A
NEC
16 123.0 128.0
73 CSC (Center for Scientific Computing)
Finland
T3E750
Cray Inc.
236 123.0 177.0
74 Frontier Research System for Global Change
Japan
SX-5/16A
NEC
16 123.0 128.0
75 IDRIS
France
SX-5/16A
NEC
16 123.0 128.0
76 Korea Meteorological Administration
Korea, South
SX-5/16A
NEC
16 123.0 128.0
77 NEC Fuchu Plant
Japan
SX-5/16A
NEC
16 123.0 128.0
78 ONERA
France
SX-5/16A
NEC
16 123.0 128.0
79 National Institute for Fusion Science (NIFS)
Japan
SX-4/64M2
NEC
64 122.0 128.0
80 Osaka University
Japan
SX-4/64M2
NEC
64 122.0 128.0
81 Government
United States
T3E
Cray Inc.
268 117.0 160.8
82 IDRIS
France
T3E
Cray Inc.
268 117.0 160.8
83 National Supercomputer Centre (NSC)
Sweden
T3E
Cray Inc.
268 117.0 160.8
84 UCSD/San Diego Supercomputer Center
United States
T3E
Cray Inc.
268 117.0 160.8
85 Government
United States
T3E750
Cray Inc.
220 115.0 165.0
86 France Telecom
France
SP PC604e 332 MHz
IBM
368 113.1 244.3
87 Kyushu University
Japan
VPP700/56
Fujitsu
56 110.0 123.2
88 Atomic Weapons Establishment
United Kingdom
SP P2SC 160 MHz
IBM
252 109.9 161.2
89 National Institute for Water and Atmospheric Research
New Zealand
T3E1200
Cray Inc.
132 109.3 158.4
90 National Lab. for High Energy Physics
Japan
VPP500/80
Fujitsu
80 109.0 128.0
91 FUNB
United States
SP PC604e 332 MHz
IBM
352 108.2 233.7
92 Philips Lighting
Netherlands
SP PC604e 332 MHz
IBM
348 107.0 231.0
93 Maui High-Performance Computing Center (MHPCC)
United States
SP P2SC 160 MHz
IBM
243 106.1 155.5
94 Leibniz Rechenzentrum
Germany
VPP700/52
Fujitsu/SNI
52 106.0 114.4
95 DeTeCSM
Germany
SP PC604e 332 MHz
IBM
342 105.2 227.0
96 IBM Germany
Germany
SP PC604e 332 MHz
IBM
340 104.6 225.7
97 Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute
Japan
XP/S-MP 125
Intel
2502 103.5 125.1
98 Centre Informatique National (CINES)
France
ORIGIN 2000 300 MHz
SGI
256 101.4 153.6
99 NASA/Ames Research Center/NAS
United States
ORIGIN 2000 250 MHz
SGI
256 101.4 128.0
100 Tohoku University, Institute of Fluid Science
Japan
ORIGIN 2000 300 MHz
SGI
256 101.4 153.6