Los Alamos National LaboratoryTrinity
Advancing Predictive Capability for Stockpile Stewardship

Technical Specifications

High-level technical specifications

Contacts  

  • Project Director
  • Jim Lujan
  • (505) 665-0718
  • Email
  • Project Co-Director
  • Manuel Vigil
  • (505) 665-1960
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  • Chief Architect
  • Scott Hemmert
  • (505) 284-1679
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  • ACES Co-director
  • Gary Grider
  • (505) 665-9077
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  • ACES Co-director
  • Ken Alvin
  • (505) 844-9329
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Trinity High-level Technical Specifications

Operational Lifetime

2015 to 2020

Capability

8x to 12x improvement over Cielo in fidelity, physics, and performance capabilities

Architecture

Cray XC30

Memory capacity

>2 PB of DDR4 DRAM

Peak performance

>40 PF

Number of compute nodes

>19,000

Processor architecture

Intel Haswell & Knights Landing

Parallel file system capacity (usable)

>80 PB 

Parallel file system bandwidth (sustained)

1.45 TB/s

Burst buffer storage capacity (usable)

3.7 PB 

Burst buffer bandwidth (sustained)

3.3 TB/s

Footprint

<5,200 sq ft

Power requirement

<10 MW

As vendor information is disclosed, this information will be updated. 8/14/2014

*A “flops” is an acronym meaning floating-point operations per second. One petaflop/s (PF) is 1,000 trillion operations per second.