The 11 most powerful supercomputers in the world

These aren't your ordinary PCs. Capable of computing thousands of teraflops a second, these supercomputers are used to do things like simulate nuclear reaction or solve complex physics problems.

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    1. Titan (Cray, Inc., 17590.0 TFlops/s) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, TN
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory/NVIDIA Corporation
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    2. Sequoia (IBM, 16324.8 TFlops/s) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, CA
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
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    3. K Computer (Fujitsu, 10510.0 TFlops/s) at RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science in Kobe, Japan
    Fujitsu
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    4. Mira (IBM, 8162.4) at Argonne National Laboratory in Argonne, IL
    Argonne National Laboratory/IBM
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    5. JUQUEEN (IBM, 4141.2 TFlop/s) at Jülich Research Center in Jülich, Germany
    FZ Jülich
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    6. SuperMUC (IBM, 2897.0 TFlops/s) at Leibniz Supercomputing Center in Garching, Germany
    Leibniz Rechenzentrum
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    7. Stampede (Dell, 2660.3 TFlops/s) at Texas Advanced Computing Center in Austin, TX
    Texas Advanced Computing Center/Univ. of Texas
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    8. Tianhe-1A (NUDT, 2566.0 TFlop/s) at National Supercomputing Center in Tianjin, China
    National Supercomputing Center
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    9. Fermi (IBM, 1725.5 TFlop/s) at CINECA in Bologna, Italy
    IBM/CINECA
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    10. DARPA Trial Subset (IBM, 1515.0 TFlops/s) at IBM Development Engineering in the U.S.
    DARPA
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    11. Curie (Bull SA, 1359.0 TFlop/s) at CEA in Bruyeres-le-Chatel, France
    CEA/Bull
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