iForge cluster

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iForge is a high-performance computing cluster designed specifically for NCSA’s industry partners. It features three distinct hardware platforms, each configured for different computational needs.

CPU Intel "Ivy Bridge"
Xeon E5 v2 2680
10-core CPU, 3.2 GHz
25 MB L3 cache
AMD "Abu Dhabi"
Opteron 6380
8-core CPU, 3.4 GHz
16 MB L3 cache
Intel "Ivy Bridge"
Xeon E7 v2 4890
15-core CPU, 3.2 GHz
37.5 MB L3 cache
Cores/Node 20 32 60
Total Nodes 144 18 2
Total Cores 2,880 576 120
FLOPS/Node 496 GFLOPs 640 GFLOPs 1,536 GFLOPs
Memory/Node 64 or 256 GB, 1.86 GHz 256 GB, 1.6 GHz 1.5 TB, 1.6 GHz
Memory/Core 3.2 or 12.8 GB 8 GB 25.6 GB
Memory Bandwidth 120 GB/sec 102 GB/sec 205 GB/sec
Storage 700 TB on network filesystem (IBM GPFS)
Interconnect QDR InfiniBand (PCIe 3.0), 40 Gb/sec bandwidth, 100 ns latency
OS Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 (other OSes upon request)

For more information on iForge, download the user documentation PDF.