China Supercomputer Tianhe-1A is World’s Fastest Computer

China’s National University of Defense Technology may have designed the world’s fastest supercomputer with speeds 43 percent greater than previous systems. The Tianhe-1A machine housed at the National Center for Supercomputing in the northern port city of Tianjin is capable of sustained computing of 2.507 petaflops, the equivalent of 2,507 trillion calculations, per second.