"Kirby Fong at LBL is a good historical resource on this & LBL generally. (from NEWSLINE, April 4, 1990) The newest LLNL supercomputer has a theoretical peak speed of four billion floating point operations (or calculations) per second. Its memory is equal to 64 million words; that capacity will double to 128 million words within a few months, Fuss said.
Digital Computer: supercomputer
CRAY-2 (Computer); Cray Research, Inc. (CRI); Fluorinert