The plant will be equipped with 9 IBM Power processors and Nvidia graphics cards Volta, reports Computerworld.
The cluster has around 3400 nodes with multiple power 9- and Volt-chip installed in each one.
The premier, Titan, is also located at Oak Ridge and today is the world's third fastest system with a measured performance of 17.6 peta flops.
In the long term, it is to be completely replaced by the Summit.
The ministry has also ordered another two supercomputers to 2018th
We'll see if China has any answer, or else the United States can be on your way to regain first place in both the performance and the number of supercomputers on the top 500 list.