View Full Version : PS3 Supercomputer

03-09-2016, 07:23 AM
A physicist at UMass Dartmouth built a supercomputer out of old Sony Playstation 3s to do research on gravitational waves:


He started with 16 PS3s at $250.00 each, and got a system 10x faster than a "normal" computer for $4000.00.

His next build will be a supercomputer built out of PC graphics cards, each of which costs about the same as a PS3 but is 20 times more powerful.