AMD GPU testbed

Access arrangements (project do009)
OrganisationsDurham University, AMD
Project linkageExaHype, MPPHEA, ExCALIBUR training programme

The Durham AMD GPU extends the existing AMD cluster at Durham, providing researchers with the opportunity to test their code on the AMD MI50 GPU. The testbed consists of a Gigabyte server with:

  • 2 x AMD EPYC 7282 16 core 2.8GHz CPUs
  • 1TB RAM
  • 6 x AMD MI50 GPUs
  • AMD software, ROCM, AOCC, AOMP, GCC with offload support installed

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