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IBM Takes Pi To One Billion Digits

IBM’s supercomputer, Blue Gene was designed to continuously run at 1petaFLOPS. IBM is pleased to announce that Blue Gene has found the billionth decimal digit in pi. Many have thought that this calculation was impossible and some estimated that it would take a single processor 1,500 years to compute. IBM’s Blue Gene was able to solve pi to the billionth decimal digit in only a few months. The machine was working steadily in the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in IBM Australia.

The Lenovo W520 For Business Professionals

Bringing competition to all the business notebooks out there, comes the Lenovo W520. This bad boy is equipped with an Intel Core i7-2920XM quad-core CPU running at 2.50GHz. Users can opt to upgrade to an 8GB setup of RAM, expandable to 32GB! The laptop comes with a Seagate Momentus 7200 RPM SATA hard drive and preloaded with Windows 7 SP1. The display offers a 1920 x 1080 resolution on a LED backlit anti-glare surface.

Graphics will blow your mind with the Nvidia Quadro 2000M graphics card and 2GB of DDR3. The laptop comes with a 170W AC adapter and runs on a 135W power supply. Users who are looking for peace of mind can purchase a four year warranty…