University of Lincoln, UK

Computational facilities

Computational materials science demands state of the art computer equipment.

superPC

UCLan High Performance Computing Facilities

Wildcat

      • 512 cores of 2.66GHz Intel Xeon X5550 with 3GB per core
      • 16 cores of 2.80GHz Intel Xeon X5560 with 24GB per core
      • Qlogic QDR Infiniband network
      • Gigabit network
      • Two visualisation nodes integrated with a NVidia S1070
      • 16 cores of 2.66GHz Intel W3520 with 3GB per core
      • NVidia C1060 Workstations nodes
      • 16 cores of 2.80GHz Intel Xeon X5560 with 3GB per core
      • 15TB Lustre parallel filesystem

SGI Altix 3700 (Decommissioned 2012)

      • 56 x Intel Itanium-2 CPUs, 1.3GHz 3 MB L3 Cache
      • 80 GB addressable memory
      • Gigabit Ethernet Connection
      • 2x73GB Internel Disk
      • 2 TP900 Storage Systems, 8x146GB 10K RPM SCSI disk drives
      • LTO Drive

Computers in our group

Master node

  • 12 cores of 2.60 GHz AMD Opteron 6238
  • 16 x Seagate 3000GB SATA (6Gb/s) 7200 rpm 64MB cache

Backup system

  • 4 cores of 2.00GHz Intel Xeon E5504, 8 x Seagate 1500GB SATA (3Gb/s) 7200 rpm 32MB cache
  • 4 cores of 2.40GHz Intel Xeon X3430, 6 x Seagate 2000GB SATA (3Gb/s) 5900 rpm 32MB cache

Clusters

  • 32 cores of 2.66 GHz Intel Xeon E5430 with 2GB per core
  • 192 cores of 2.30GHz of AMD Opteron with 2GB per core
  • 48 cores of 2.20 GHz 0f AMD Opteron with 156GB
  • 48 cores of 2.60 GHz 0f AMD Opteron with 128GB

Workstations on Linux OpenSuse OS

  • Dell precision 380, 1 core of 3.20 GHz Intel Pentium 4 with 8GB of memory
  • Dell precision 380, 1 core of 3.00 GHz Intel Pentium 4 with 4GB of memory
  • Dell precision 7400, 8 cores of 3.00 GHz Intel Xeon X5472, 6 MB cache, with 2GB per core and a Nvidia Quadro Fx4600 with 768MB of GDDR3 memory
  • Dell precision 7500, 8 cores of 2.67 GHz Intel Xeon E5640, 8 MB cache, with 3GB per core and a Nvidia Quadro Fx1800 with 768MB of GDDR3 memory
  • Dell precision 7500, 8 cores of 2.67 GHz Intel Xeon X5550, 12 MB cache, with 3GB per core and a Nvidia Quadro Fx1800 with 768MB of GDDR3 memory and a Nvidia Tesla C1060
  • Dell precision 7500, 12 cores of 3.33 GHz Intel Xeon X5680, 12 MB cache, with 3GB per core and a Nvidia Quadro Fx5600 with 1.5GB of GDDR3 memory
  • RackServers, 6 cores of 2.40 GHz Intel Xeon E5645, 12 MB cache, with 2GB per core and Nvidia GeForce GTX650Ti with 1.0GB of GDDR5 memory
  • RackServers, 6 cores of 1.90 GHz Intel Xeon E5-2420 6, 15 MB cache, with 2GB per core and Nvidia Quadro K5000 with 4.0GB of GDDR5 memory
  • 2 RackServers, 8 cores of 2.60 GHz AMD Opteron 6212, 16MB cache,with 2GB per core and Nvidia GeForce GTX560 with 1.0GB of GDDR5 memory
  •  RackServers, 16 cores of 3.00 GHz AMD Opteron 6238, 16MB cache, with 4GB per core and Nvidia GeForce GTX580 with 1.5GB of GDDR5 memory

2D Graphical Workstation on Windows

  • Dell Optilex GX620, 2 cores of 3.00 GHz Intel Pentium 4 with 1GB per core and a Radeon X600 with 256MB

3D Graphical Workstations on Windows

  • 2 Dell Alienware Area_51ALX, 6 cores of 3.33 GHz  Intel core i7-980x, 12 MB cache, with 2GB per core and a Nvidia GeForce GTX 480 with 1.5 GB of  GDDR5 memory

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