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The second generation of the Munich Tectonic High-Performance Simulator is currently running in production mode.

Technical Specification

total number of cores 864
number of blades 72
blade type Fujitsu Technologies PRIMERGY BX920 S2 Dual Server Blade
number of processors per blade 2
type of processor Intel Xeon X5650 (64-bit, six core)
clock speed 2.66 GHz (base) - 3.06 GHz (turbo)
L1 cache 32/32KB (data/instruction) per core
L2 cache 256 KB per core
L3 cache 12MB (jointly accessible by all cores)
local memory (per blade) 48GB RAM (DDR3)
local storage (per blade) 2 TB
network 1000T Ethernet
commissioned July 2012
start of user operation December 2012
end of user operation n/a
decommissioned n/a


The cluster is being co-funded by the Free State of Bavaria and the German Science Foundation (DFG) in the framework of the programme for Forschungsgroßgeräte nach Art. 91b GG.

by Marcus Mohr last modified 26. Mar 2013 11:02
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