// Discover SCU Hardware Specifications

The following page contains hardware specifications for each of the Scalable Units, in the Discover cluster.

Scalable Unit 10

  • Manufacturer: SGI
  • 1,229 Tflop/s
  • 30,240 Intel Xeon Haswell processor cores
  • SGI C2112 Compute Nodes
  • 2 14-core processors per node
  • 128 GB of memory per node
  • No Swap Space
  • 2.6 GHz Intel Xeon Haswell
  • Interconnect: Infiniband FDR
  • Production: 1Q 2015

Scalable Unit 11

  • Manufacturer: SGI
  • 683 Tflop/s
  • 17,136 Intel Xeon Haswell processor cores
  • SGI C2112 Compute Nodes
  • 2 14-core processors per node
  • 128 GB of memory per node
  • No Swap Space
  • 2.6 GHz Intel Xeon Haswell
  • Interconnect: Infiniband FDR
  • Production: 1Q 2015

Scalable Unit 12

  • Manufacturer: SGI
  • 683 Tflop/s
  • 17,136 Intel Xeon Haswell processor cores
  • SGI C2112 Compute Nodes
  • 2 14-core processors per node
  • 128 GB of memory per node
  • No Swap Space
  • 2.6 GHz Intel Xeon Haswell
  • Interconnect: Infiniband FDR
  • Production: 2Q 2015

Scalable Unit 13

  • Manufacturer: SGI
  • 723 Tflop/s
  • 18,144 Intel Xeon Haswell processor cores
  • SGI C2112 Compute Nodes
  • 2 14-core processors per node
  • 128 GB of memory per node
  • No Swap Space
  • 2.6 GHz Intel Xeon Haswell
  • Interconnect: Infiniband FDR
  • Production: 2Q 2016

Scalable Unit 14

  • Manufacturer: Supermicro
  • 1,560 Tflop/s
  • 20,800 Intel Xeon Skylake processor cores
  • 520 Supermicro FatTwin nodes
  • 2 20-core processors per node
  • 192 GB of memory per node
  • No Swap Space
  • 2.4 GHz Intel Xeon Skylake
  • Interconnect: Intel OmniPath
  • Target: Q2 2018

Scalable Unit 15

  • Manufacturer: Aspen Systems Inc
  • 1,920 Tflop/s
  • 25,600 Intel Xeon Skylake processor cores
  • 640 Supermicro TwinPro nodes
  • 2 20-core processors per node
  • 192 GB of memory per node
  • No Swap Space
  • 2.4 GHz Intel Xeon Skylake
  • Interconnect: Intel OmniPath
  • Target: Q3 2019

Scalable Unit 9 (Decommisioned 2Q 2019)

  • Manufacturer: IBM
  • 91 Tflop/s
  • 4,480 Intel Xeon Sandy Bridge processor cores
  • IBM iDataPlex Compute Nodes
  • 2 8-core processors per node
  • 64 GB of memory per node (4GB per core)
  • No Swap Space
  • 2.6 GHz Intel Xeon Sandy Bridge
  • Interconnect: Infiniband FDR
  • Production: 3Q 2013