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4 Conclusions

The analysis of the data provided by the TOP500 report has led us to a number of conclusions concerning the state of HPC in the U.S. at the end of 1995. Some of these conclusions are:

Generally the TOP500 list has proven itself to be an extremely valuable tool for evaluating trends in the HPC market. Future releases of this report should enable the HPC community to track important developments much more accurately than in the past.
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