The VSC-3 is an HPC system that was installed in summer 2014 at the Arsenal TU building (Objekt 214) in Vienna by Opens external link in new windowClusterVision.

    It consists of 2020 nodes, each equipped with 2 processors
    (Opens external link in new windowIntel Xeon E5-2650v2, 2.6 GHz, 8 cores from the Opens external link in new windowIvy Bridge-EP family) and internally connected with an Intel QDR-80 dual-link high-speed InfiniBand fabric.

    Energy-efficient cooling is provided by the mineral-oil based CarnotJet System of Opens external link in new windowGreen Revolution Cooling.

    VSC-3 is currently operating in a user test phase,
    regular user operation of VSC-3 will start in 2015.

    VSC-3 ranks 85 in the TOP500

    VSC-3 ranks 86 in the GREEN500

    Press coverage on VSC-3

    View some pictures of VSC-3

    Information about VSC-3: compute nodes [pdf, 2.1 MB]

    Information about VSC-3: infiniband fabric [pdf, 1.3 MB]

    Information about VSC-3: pump modules [pdf, 2.2 MB]