640 four-ES45 nodes, SMP cluster (cluster node multi-processor shared memory) with 2560 processors.
EV68 1GHz processors, 1 GB of memory per processor. The nodes are connected by two Quadrics interconnection networks biplane.
Disk Configuration: 1800 Discs 36 or 50 GB of disk space to use overall.
Performance: 5 Tflops peak (1 Tflops supported).
Machine HP ranked 4th most powerful machine in the world (ranking ISC2002 Internationnal Supercomputing Conference 2002) of the top 500 websites worldwide in May 2002. It simultaneously receives the title of the largest machine in Europe.