Num­ber of su­per­com­puter cores used

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Sim­u­lat­ing all those pieces re­quired a mas­sive amount of com­put­ing power, although it was just a small amount of the roughly 800,000 cores, or pro­cess­ing com­po­nents, the Univer­sity of Illi­nois’ Blue Waters su­per­com­puter has to of­fer. Orf used the rough equiv­a­lent of 1,250 Mac Pros.

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