By Bernadette Toner

A 63.9-teraflop computer at the Polish Academy of Science's Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry has debuted in the No. 298 spot in the latest version of the Top500 list of the world's fastest supercomputers, released this week at the SC11 supercomputing conference.

The system, housed at the Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center, was manufactured by Rackable and includes 5,540 cores.

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