6 June 2014

HEC Upgraded again! Now with over 1,100 cores available

A further 72 compute nodes (totalling 1,152 cores) are now available on the High End Computing cluster. 

The new node are broadly similar to the previous batch. Half have 2.6Ghz Intel Ivy Bridge processors with 64G of memory, the remainder offer 128G. All are connected to an updated high bandwidth network by low-latency 10 gigabit network cards.