i) One cluster that includes

  • One head node

  • Processor : Quad-Core 2.40GHz – Intel® Xeon X3220 – 8MB Cache, 1066 FSB, 65nm
  • Memory : 8GB (4 x 2GB) DDR2 SDRAM, Dual-Channel Speed w/Double Bandwidth
  • Hard Drive : 300GB SATA, Western Digital VelociRaptor
  • (10K rpm, 16MB Cache, 3.0Gb/s, 1.4M hours MTBF)
  • Optical Drive Converter : IDE to SATA Converter
  • Integrated Network Interface (part of the motherboard) :
  • 2 x Integrated Intel 82573 V/L PCI-E Gigabit LAN Port
  • Operating System Bit Version : 64-bit
  • Eight computer nodes, with sixteen sockets and sixty-four cores

  • Two AMD Opteron 2300 Series Quad Core Processors per Node
  • 2 X Dual, AMD Opteron 2378, 2.4GHz, Quad Core, 4x512KB L2, 6MB L3 Cache
  • 2 x 8GB DDR2-667 ECC RAM  2 x 160GB, SATA, 7200RPM
  • Two internal 3.5″ SATA drives in Each Node
  • 2000MT/s HyperTransport Bus
  • Dual Integrated 10/100/Gigabit Ethernet in Each Node
  • One Low Profile PCI Express x16 Slot
  • IPMI 2.0 Baseboard Management Controller

ii) Six Dell desktops that include

Intel® Core™ 2 Duo E7500 with VT (2.93GHz, 3M, 1066MHz FSB)

Memory: 4GB DDR3 Non-ECC SDRAM,1066MHz, (2 DIMM)

160GB 7,200 RPM 3.5″ SATA, 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive

iii) One printer

HP Color LaserJet CP4025dn Printer

iv) One overhead projector

InFocus IN2104 EP Projector


IBM ILOG CPLEX, COIN-OR, LATEX, Microsoft Office, Linux Operating System