Cray XC40 (Hornet)

Please note:

The Cray XC40 (Hornet) has been enlarged on Sept. 2015 to Hazel Hen.
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The Cray XC40 Hornet is based on Intel® Haswell Processor and the Cray Aries network. 

Technical Description

Peak performance3,786 TFlops
Cabinets 21
Number of compute nodes3,944
Number of compute coresper node 2 sockets each with 12 cores (94,656)
Number of service nodes44
Processor compute nodesIntel® Xeon® CPU E5-2680 v3 (30M Cache, 2.50 GHz)
Memory/node128 GB
Disk capacity5.4 PB
Node-node interconnectAries
Special nodesExternal Access Nodes, Pre- & Postprocessing Nodes, Remote Visualization Nodes
Power consumption1,512 KW

Project Details

Funding AgencyEU/BMBF
Runtime01.07.2013 - 30.06.2016