‘The most powerful machine yet assembled on Earth’: China quietly launched record-breaking supercomputer — and someone virtually deconstructed its processor

China has quietly launched the Tianhe-3 supercomputer, which is believed to be the most powerful machine currently in existence. 

The machine, built for the National Supercomputer Center in Guangzhou, has been shrouded in secrecy (as you would expect from a supercomputer developed and built in China), sparking plenty of speculation.