The Vienna Scientific Cluster will deploy a new supercomputer at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien).

The upcoming VSC-5 will feature 1,500 AMD Epyc Milan 7003 CPUs, for a total of 99,000 cores. The Austrian supercomputer also features a number of Nvidia A100 GPUs.

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The VSC-5 supercomputer at TU Wien will be deployed in cooperation with the University of Vienna, Graz University of Technology, Innsbruck University, and BOKU Vienna. It is supported by the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research.

"This collaboration has already proven itself very well with the four VSC generations to date," Professor Herbert Störi from the Vienna University of Technology, head of the VSC center, said (translated).

"By combining our resources, we can jointly make much more powerful supercomputers available to researchers than would be possible a single university."

The system will replace VSC-4, a 37,920 core system with Intel Xeon Skylake CPUs and 2.7 Linpack petaflops of performance. Both VSC-4 and -5 are hot water cooled.