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The Green500 List: Encouraging Sustainable Supercomputing
December 2007 (vol. 40 no. 12)
pp. 50-55
Wu-chun Feng, Virginia Tech
Kirk Cameron, Virginia Tech
The performance-at-any-cost design mentality ignores supercomputers' excessive power consumption and need for heat dissipation and will ultimately limit their performance. Without fundamental change in the design of supercomputing systems, the performance advances common over the past two decades won't continue.

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Index Terms:
green computing, Green500 list, Green Destiny, supercomputing
Citation:
Wu-chun Feng, Kirk Cameron, "The Green500 List: Encouraging Sustainable Supercomputing," Computer, vol. 40, no. 12, pp. 50-55, Dec. 2007, doi:10.1109/MC.2007.445
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