What is teraflop? - Definition from WhatIs.com
Part of the Microprocessors glossary:

A teraflop is a measure of a computer's speed and can be expressed as:

Today's fastest parallel computing operations are capable of teraflop speeds. Scientists have begun to envision computers operating at petaflop speeds.

This was last updated in April 2005
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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