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Posted: November 18th, 2008, 9:33 pm
 
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ImageWhen you think of a rapidly developing Asian nation, fast becoming a global superpower and now harnessing the potential of supercomputing, what's the first purpose for this supercomputer that comes to mind? Hint: think video games, not war games. Regardless of your first thought, we're betting you wouldn't have guessed "World of Warcraft"... but it's true.

China's World of Warcraft servers are run by The9, who own Blizzard's distribution rights in the country. "Earlier this year, The9 boasted of hosting more than one million World of Warcraft players online at the same time.To support the complex calculations required to create the game's graphics, The9 owns more than 10 supercomputer systems," Ashlee Vance reports for The New York Times.


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Author: James Egan
Category: asiablizzardchinafantasymmo-industrynew-york-timessupercomputersupercomputingthe-new-york-timesthe9war-gameswargamesworld-of-warcraftwowwow-insider
Publish Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2008 19:00:00 EST
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