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
  • 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 improvement over Cielo in fidelity, physics, and performance capabilities

Architecture

Cray XC40

Memory capacity

2.07 PiB

Peak performance

41.5 PF/s

Number of compute nodes

19,420

Processor architecture

Intel Xeon (Haswell) & Intel Xeon Phi (Knights Landing)

Parallel file system capacity (usable)

78 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

3733 sq ft (system) and 832 sq ft (storage)

Power requirement

8.6 MW

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