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China's Tianhe-2 is world's fastest computer

China's Tianhe-2 has been named the world's fastest computer for the third year in a row at the International Supercomputing Conference in Leipzig, Germany.

China's supercomputer retains top spot of world's most powerful system

Tianhe-2 can operate at 33.86 petaflop/s, or 33,863 trillion calculations per second.

China gains top spot by building fastest super computer: Xi

In a statement Xi extended greetings to all the staff who took part in the development of Tianhe-2, which has a peak performance speed of 54.9 quadrillion operations per second.