External Flow Over an Aircraft Wing

 

 

External flow over an aircraft wing. The case has around 1.8 million hexahedral cells and uses the realizable k-epsilon model and the coupled implicit solver.

Number of cells
1,800,000
Cell type
hexahedral
Models
realizable k-eps turbulence
Solver
coupled implicit

Plots

Performance vs Cores
Performance vs Machines

Results

In the table below, a rating listed in red corresponds to the redzone result, and one in bold is a peak result. Bold red is used to indicate that the run was both the peak and redzone result.

Results are listed alphabetically by platform, within each FLUENT version.

 

 

Platform AIRCRAFT_2M RATINGS
FLUENT Version CPUs or Cores Machines or Blocks Rating Speedup Efficiency
 BULL B500 (INTEL_X5550,2670,RH5,IB) 12.0.16 8 1 757.4 N/A N/A
16 2 1387.4 N/A N/A
32 4 2433.8 N/A N/A
64 8 4902.1 N/A N/A
128 16 7200.0 N/A N/A
BULL R422E2 (INTEL_X5570,2930,RH5,IB) 12.0.16 8 1 786.5 N/A N/A
16 2 1444.2 N/A N/A
32 4 2537.4 N/A N/A
64 8 5220.5 N/A N/A
128 16 7714.3 N/A N/A
256 32 9216.0 N/A N/A
 CRAY CX1 (INTEL_X5570_NHM4,2930,RH5,IB) 12.0.16 1 1 129.8 1.0 100%
2 1 261.1 2.0 101%
4 1 503.9 3.9 97%
8 1 805.6 6.2 78%
16 2 1476.9 11.4 71%
32 4 2914.0 22.4 70%
64 8 5358.1 41.3 64%
CRAY CX1 (INTEL_X5570_NHM4,2930,WIN64,GIGE) 12.0.16 1 1 145.9 1.0 100%
2 1 271.2 1.9 93%
4 1 463.5 3.2 79%
8 1 861.4 5.9 74%
16 2 1457.6 10.0 62%
24 3 1820.9 12.5 52%
CRAY CX1 (INTEL_X5670,2930,RH5,IB) 12.1.2 12 1 1069.6 N/A N/A
24 2 2097.1 N/A N/A
36 3 3018.3 N/A N/A
 HP BL460G6 (INTEL_X5570_NHM4,2930,LINUX,IB) 12.0.16 1 1 120.0 1.0 100%
2 1 265.5 2.2 111%
4 1 489.6 4.1 102%
8 1 833.4 6.9 87%
16 2 1463.8 12.2 76%
32 4 2941.3 24.5 77%
64 8 5325.1 44.4 69%
128 16 7944.8 66.2 52%
256 32 10378.4 86.5 34%
HP BL460G6 (INTEL_X5570_NHM4,2930,WIN64,IB) 12.0.16 1 1 145.1 1.0 100%
2 1 268.2 1.8 92%
4 1 463.1 3.2 80%
8 1 862.9 5.9 74%
16 2 1630.2 11.2 70%
32 4 3023.6 20.8 65%
64 8 4465.1 30.8 48%
HP BL465G6 (AMD64_IST6,2600,SLES11,IB) 12.0.16 12 1 568.8 N/A N/A
24 2 1104.5 N/A N/A
48 4 2121.5 N/A N/A
96 8 3490.9 N/A N/A
192 16 5408.5 N/A N/A
HP C7000 (INTEL_X5570,2930,RH5,IB) 12.0.16 8 1 791.9 N/A N/A
16 2 1449.1 N/A N/A
32 4 2544.9 N/A N/A
64 8 5451.1 N/A N/A
128 16 8055.9 N/A N/A
HP C7000 (INTEL_X5650,2670,WINHPC,IB) 12.1.11 12 1 1052.7 N/A N/A
24 2 2019.9 N/A N/A
48 4 3905.1 N/A N/A
96 8 6260.9 N/A N/A
192 16 8838.9 N/A N/A
384 32 3768.8 N/A N/A
 HPCADVCOUNCIL DELL (INTEL_X5570_NHM4,2930,RHEL5.3,IB) 12.0.16 16 2 1490.9 N/A N/A
32 4 3005.2 N/A N/A
64 8 5494.4 N/A N/A
96 12 7562.4 N/A N/A
128 16 8287.8 N/A N/A
160 20 9118.7 N/A N/A
192 24 10699.7 N/A N/A
 IBM DX_360_M2 (INTEL_NHM4_TURBO,2670,LINUX,IB) 12.0.16 1 1 134.0 1.0 100%
8 1 795.4 5.9 74%
16 2 1460.7 10.9 68%
32 4 2938.8 21.9 69%
64 8 5325.1 39.7 62%
128 16 7963.1 59.4 46%
256 32 10568.8 78.9 31%
IBM DX_360_M2 (INTEL_X5550,2670,WINHPC,IB) 12.0.16 8 1 861.6 N/A N/A
16 2 1600.0 N/A N/A
32 4 3153.3 N/A N/A
64 8 4820.1 N/A N/A
128 16 7368.9 N/A N/A
IBM DX_360_M2 (INTEL_X5670,2930,RHEL5.3,TRUESCALE) 12.1.11 12 1 1063.7 N/A N/A
24 2 2081.9 N/A N/A
48 4 3945.2 N/A N/A
96 8 6447.8 N/A N/A
144 12 8248.2 N/A N/A
192 16 9573.4 N/A N/A
384 32 3712.1 N/A N/A
 SGI ALTIX_ICE_8200EX (INTEL_X5570,2930,SLES11,IB) 12.1.9 1 1 147.6 1.0 100%
2 1 285.6 1.9 97%
4 1 529.4 3.6 90%
8 1 871.6 5.9 74%
16 2 1683.4 11.4 71%
32 4 3211.9 21.8 68%
64 8 4664.0 31.6 49%
128 16 6052.5 41.0 32%
256 32 8771.6 59.4 23%
SGI ALTIX_ICE_8400EX (INTEL_X5670,2930,SLES11,IB) 12.1.9 1 1 144.5 1.0 100%
2 1 290.6 2.0 101%
4 1 531.4 3.7 92%
8 1 806.5 5.6 70%
12 1 1073.3 7.4 62%
24 2 2109.9 14.6 61%
48 4 3990.8 27.6 58%
96 8 6533.1 45.2 47%
192 16 9340.5 64.6 34%
SGI ALTIX_XE1300C (INTEL_X5670,2930,SLES11,IB) 12.1.9 1 1 144.2 1.0 100%
2 1 289.4 2.0 100%
4 1 534.8 3.7 93%
8 1 809.7 5.6 70%
12 1 1071.3 7.4 62%
24 2 2102.2 14.6 61%
48 4 3972.4 27.5 57%
96 8 6484.1 45.0 47%
192 16 9191.5 63.7 33%