Cray to build El Capitan supercomputer for nuclear security apps - CNET

The Department of Energy (DOE), National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) today announced the signing of contracts with Cray Inc. to build the NNSA's first exascale supercomputer, "El Capitan." When delivered in late 2022, El Capitan will have a peak performance of more than 1.5 exaflops (1.5 quintillion calculations per second), about 10 times faster than LLNL's current most powerful supercomputer, Sierra. The total contract award is valued at $600 million.

Cray to build El Capitan supercomputer for nuclear security apps - CNET

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