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US Air Force Buying Another 2,200 PS3s
« on: November 25, 2009, 05:33:53 PM »
Links: http://www.informationweek.com/news/software/linux/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=221900487
and http://games.slashdot.org/story/09/11/25/0527205/US-Air-Force-Buying-Another-2200-PS3s

The US Air Force will be grabbing up 2,200 new PlayStation 3 consoles for research into supercomputing. They already have a cluster made from 336 of the old-style (non-Slim) consoles, which they've used for a variety of purposes, including "processing multiple radar images into higher resolution composite images (known as synthetic aperture radar image formation), high-def video processing, and 'neuromorphic computing.