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Inside the University of Southampton's new supercomputer

13 August 2010 Last updated at 09:09 BST

A new supercomputer is transforming the way research is conducted at the University of Southampton.

Iridis 3's 8,000 processors are capable of performing 72 trillion calculations per second.

Dr Oz Parchment, the university's IT infrastructure services manager, showed Jeff Baird around the server centre.