High Performance Computing

ACRC HPC systems

HPC systems overview

The ACRC operates a number of different HPC systems each suited to different workloads.
For an up to date overview of HPC at the University please watch our new  'Introduction to HPC at University of Bristol' | Microsoft Stream‌. You can also download the Introduction to HPC at University of Bristol slides (Office document, 2,554kB).

BlueCrystal Phase 4

BlueCrystal Phase 4 (BC4) is now available to all HPC users at the University of Bristol it is capable of up to 600 trillion calculations per second. BC4 is capable of supporting large parallel jobs and has a number of Nvidia P100 GPUs.


BluePebble is a new system targeted for high throughput computing, GPUs and accelerators, large memory and other specialised requirements. 



2022 ACRC News

New 'Introduction to HPC at University of Bristol' video 

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