VSC-4 – coming soon

VSC-4 is the most powerful supercomputer ever installed in Austria, reaching a performance (Rmax) of 2.7 PFlop/s, with the theoretical peak performance Rpeak being 3.7 PFlop/s. The new system consists of 790 water cooled nodes (Lenovo SD650), each with two Intel Skylake Platinum 8174 processors with 24 cores, interconnected with 100 Gbit/s OmniPath.

VSC-4 was installed in summer 2019 at the Arsenal TU building (Objekt 214) in Vienna by Opens external link in new windowEDV-Design.

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VSC-3 – innovative oil cooling

VSC-3 is a throughput-oriented general-purpose Linux cluster with approximately 2800 compute nodes and a few special-purpose nodes such as GPUs. It is renowned for its innovative oil cooling and unparalleled energy efficiency.

VSC-3 was installed in summer 2014 at the Arsenal TU building (Objekt 214) in Vienna by Opens external link in new windowClusterVision and got a significant extension called VSC-3+ in June 2018.

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VSC-2 – retired

VSC-2 is retired, it went out of service by the end of December 2018.

 

VSC-2 was installed in May 2011 at the Arsenal TU building (Objekt 214) in Vienna by Opens external link in new windowMEGWARE Computer.

It consisted of 1314 nodes, each with 2 processors (AMD Opteron 6132 HE, 2.2 GHz, 8 cores) with QDR InfiniBand.

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VSC-1 – retired

VSC-1 is retired, it went out of service by the end of March 2015.

 

VSC-1 was set up in 2009 with an investment of almost 2 million Euros. It was located in the Freihaus building of TU Wien and ranked 156th in the November 2009 TOP500 list.

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