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Cluster of IUCC

The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) is an international non-profit association with its seat in Brussels. The PRACE Research Infrastructure provides a persistent world-class high performance computing service for scientists and researchers from academia and industry in Europe. The computer systems and their operations accessible through PRACE are provided by 5 PRACE members (BSC representing Spain, CINECA representing Italy, CSCS representing Switzerland, GCS representing Germany and GENCI representing France). The Implementation Phase of PRACE receives funding from the EU’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement RI-312763 and from the EU’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme (2014-2020) under grant agreement 653838. For more information see

Technical Details

Model Number of Severs Processors Cores each node Frequency processor Memory / node HDD per node
IBM x3450 servers 53 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5472 8 3.0 GHz 64 GB 1TB


Parmeter Value
Processor Number E5472
Processor Base Frequency 3.00 GHz
Cache 12 MB L2
Bus speed 1600 MHz FSB
FSB parity Yes
TDP 80 W
VID Voltage Range 0.850V-1.3500V