Tsubame KFC supercomputer at the Tokyo Institute of Technology
Tokyo, January 29 2014 - Prof. Satoshi Matsuoka, project leader, showing inside the Tsubame KFC.
On the Ookayama campus of the Tokyo Institute of Technology (titech), researchers designed a prototype supercomputer which is submerged in a tank of mineral oil. The computer, called Tsubame KFC, is 50 percent more powerful than an older supercomputer at the institute, but uses the same amount of energy. Copyright : Jeremie Souteyrat for the New York Times.