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Thunder Prime Cluster

Thunder Prime Cluster hardware specifications.

The Thunder Prime cluster (often referred to as “Prime”) is comprised of 81 AMD EPYC nodes in 64-core and 128-core configurations. In total, Prime contains 8,932 CPU cores, 40 TB aggregate memory (RAM), 64 Nvidia GPUs, and a 2.2 PB GPFS parallel filesystem.

Hardware Specs

Specifications and quantities are shown separately for compute nodes and GPUs.

Compute Nodes

Thunder Prime compute node specifications
Quantity Type CPU cores Memory Architecture
22 Rome 64-core compute 64 256 GB 1x 64-core AMD EPYC 7662 CPU @ 2.0 GHz
16 Rome 128-core compute 128 512 GB 2x 64-core AMD EPYC 7662 CPU @ 2.0 GHz
8 Rome 128-core large memory 128 1 TB 2x 64-core AMD EPYC 7662 CPU @ 2.0 GHz
1 Milan 64-core compute 64 256 GB 1x 64-core AMD EPYC 7713 CPU @ 2.0 GHz
34 Milan 128-core compute 128 512 GB 2x 64-core AMD EPYC 7713 CPU @ 2.0 GHz

GPUs

Thunder Prime GPU specifications
Quantity Type Memory
10 Nvidia A100 (Gen 1) 40 GB
1 Nvidia A100 (Gen 2) 80 GB
12 Nvidia A40 48 GB
32 Nvidia A10 24 GB
1 Nvidia A2 16GB
8 Tesla P100 16GB


KeywordsCCAST, Thunder Prime, High-Performance Computing, CPU cores, GPUs, Supercomputing, Supercomputer   Doc ID128284
OwnerNick D.GroupIT Knowledge Base
Created2023-05-15 09:45:33Updated2024-02-01 13:13:10
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