Figure 9.

The 3D torus architecture of the IBM Blue Gene/L machine. There are dedicated interconnections between nearest neighbors on a 3D toroidal grid. This minimizes communication overhead between nearest neighbors, and is an ideal solution for 3D image processing tasks.

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