MSHPC is a distributed memory computer form Dell consisting of 16 PowerEdge 1850 servers. Each node has two 3.4 GHz "Nocona" Intel Xeon processors with EM64T extensions and 8 GB of main memory. The nodes are connected through a high performance Infiniband network.
|Intel Xeon "Nocona" Processor|
|Peak 64 bit floating point performance||6.8 GFLOP/s @ 3.4GHz|
|L1I cache||12kB (trace cache)|
|L1D associativity||4 way|
|L1D cache line size||64 bytes|
|L1D access policy||Write-Through|
|L2 cache size||1MB|
|L2 cache associativity||8 way|
|L2 cache line size||64 bytes|
The operating system of the MSHPC is Microsoft Windows HPC Server 2008.
To start using PDC's Microsoft Windows cluster MSHPC, you need to follow the instructions found