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US Air Force Buying 2200 PlayStation 3s

Submitted by: 9Millimeter @ 11:27 AM | Monday, November 23, 2009 | (url:

The U.S. Air Force is looking to buy 2,200 Sony PlayStation 3 game
consoles to built out a research supercomputer, according to an document posted on the federal government's procurement Web site.
The PlayStation 3s will be used at the Air Force Research Laboratory's information directorate in Rome, N.Y., where they will be added to an existing cluster of 336 PlayStation 3s being used to conduct supercomputing research.