PS3 and distributed computing

Its exciting to see that the number of PS3 clients on Folding@Home is increasing. A few in europe has activated their clients, but since its release day in europe I bet that most of the new owners want to test their games first.

At this moment 11172 PS3 CPUs has been registered at Standford, the stats were updated 11:45 today. Together, the PS3 CPUs reports a total of 251 TFlops, not bad. I’m a bit curious about the fact that 172532 reported CPUs using Windows report a total of 151 TFlops. Hmmm

I bet the number is 50000 next monday.

If you’re interested, check out the stats on

Øyvind Lasse Høysæter

Born in 1971, fell in love with computing in 1983 because of Sinclair's masterpieces. Continued on the magic surrounding the C64, Amiga and moved to the PC world in 1990. Loves science fiction, programming, astronomy, my family and my job. (developer) :)

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