Making a supercomputer, but what a supercomputer - running at peak speed, it will be able to crunch through 1.6 thousand trillion calculations per second.
Called 'Roadrunner' the machine uses 16,000 standard processors. Given that the Microsoft licencing agreement only allows you to run Windows XP on one processor at a time it looks as if IBM are in for a hefty operating system bill. I expect they'll be able to negotiate a reasonable discount.
Seriously though, this is one hefty machine, click here