BALTIMORE, Nov. 18, 2002 – The TOP500 supercomputer rankings released today at the Supercomputing 2002 conference show a dramatic increase in the number of Intel-based systems being deployed in high-performance computing (HPC) or supercomputing areas. Traditionally made up almost exclusively of proprietary, RISC-based supercomputers, today’s TOP500 list includes 56 Intel-based systems, versus just two only three years ago.**
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