Date: Oct. 28, 2010
Complex says: The world's most populated country took the United States' crown as the country with the world's fastest supercomputer. Ladies and gents, introducing the Tianhe-1A. With billions invested in the high-performance CPU, China’s big daddy pushes up to 1.4 times more power than the previous titleholder, the Cray XT5 Jaguar, a supercomputer housed at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility in Tennessee. Equipped with 7,168 NVIDIA M2050 graphics cards and 14,336 Intel processors, China redefined the term "superpower."