Fugaku is currently the fastest supercomputer in the world. He belongs to Japan and was built for research purposes. The computer is a result of Riken and Fujitsu. Its performance is up to petaflops. of 415.5, which is almost 3 times more than IBM Summit.
Fugaku officially became the fastest supercomputer in the world. Its location is the sixth populous city in Japan. The equipment will be used, in particular, for the study of virus KOVID-19, which is all the time spreading across the world.
Fugaku is equipped with a 48 core SoC a64fx, developed by engineers at Fujitsu. They are based on the ARM architecture, which earlier supercomputers were not created. However, it is the ARM led him into the lead. For comparison, the second in the list of Top 500 Summit, owned by IBM, has a capacity of 2.8 times lower. The potential of ARM was also seen Apple, which has announced the transition to this architecture in the Mac.