Single-stage Turbomachinery Flow

Single stage turbomachinery flow case using the Spallart-Allmaras turbulence model and the coupled implicit solver. The case has around 500,000 cells of mixed type.

Number of cells
500,000
Cell type
mixed
Models
Spallart-Allmaras 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 TURBO_500K RATINGS
FLUENT Version CPUs or Cores Machines or Blocks Rating Speedup Efficiency
 BULL B500 (INTEL_X5550,2670,RH5,IB) 12.0.16 8 1 3626.4 N/A N/A
16 2 6710.7 N/A N/A
32 4 12083.9 N/A N/A
64 8 22887.4 N/A N/A
BULL R422E2 (INTEL_X5570,2930,RH5,IB) 12.0.16 8 1 3831.5 N/A N/A
16 2 7125.8 N/A N/A
32 4 12992.5 N/A N/A
64 8 24863.3 N/A N/A
 CRAY CX1 (INTEL_X5570_NHM4,2930,RH5,IB) 12.0.16 1 1 598.1 1.0 100%
2 1 1196.7 2.0 100%
4 1 2304.0 3.9 96%
8 1 3990.8 6.7 83%
16 2 7432.3 12.4 78%
32 4 13343.6 22.3 70%
64 8 25226.3 42.2 66%
CRAY CX1 (INTEL_X5570_NHM4,2930,WIN64,GIGE) 12.0.16 1 1 660.2 1.0 100%
2 1 1243.6 1.9 94%
4 1 2142.6 3.2 81%
8 1 4070.7 6.2 77%
16 2 7480.5 11.3 71%
24 3 9626.7 14.6 61%
CRAY CX1 (INTEL_X5670,2930,RH5,IB) 12.1.2 12 1 5127.6 N/A N/A
24 2 9790.4 N/A N/A
36 3 14222.2 N/A N/A
 HP BL460G6 (INTEL_X5570_NHM4,2930,LINUX,IB) 12.0.16 1 1 613.4 1.0 100%
2 1 1196.7 2.0 98%
4 1 2202.7 3.6 90%
8 1 3874.4 6.3 79%
16 2 7185.0 11.7 73%
32 4 12992.5 21.2 66%
64 8 24863.3 40.5 63%
HP BL460G6 (INTEL_X5570_NHM4,2930,WIN64,IB) 12.0.16 1 1 658.7 1.0 100%
2 1 1236.9 1.9 94%
4 1 2138.6 3.2 81%
8 1 4080.3 6.2 77%
16 2 7646.0 11.6 73%
32 4 13714.3 20.8 65%
64 8 23510.2 35.7 56%
HP BL465G6 (AMD64_IST6,2600,SLES11,IB) 12.0.16 12 1 2791.6 N/A N/A
24 2 5333.3 N/A N/A
48 4 10378.4 N/A N/A
96 8 18681.1 N/A N/A
HP C7000 (INTEL_X5570,2930,RH5,IB) 12.0.16 8 1 3909.5 N/A N/A
16 2 7306.6 N/A N/A
32 4 13447.5 N/A N/A
64 8 25985.0 N/A N/A
128 16 22153.8 N/A N/A
HP C7000 (INTEL_X5650,2670,WINHPC,IB) 12.1.11 12 1 5008.7 N/A N/A
24 2 9626.7 N/A N/A
48 4 18383.0 N/A N/A
96 8 30315.8 N/A N/A
192 16 17108.9 N/A N/A
384 32 18989.0 N/A N/A
 IBM DX_360_M2 (INTEL_NHM4_TURBO,2670,LINUX,IB) 12.0.16 1 1 611.5 1.0 100%
8 1 3870.1 6.3 79%
16 2 7170.1 11.7 73%
32 4 13041.5 21.3 67%
64 8 25043.5 41.0 64%
IBM DX_360_M2 (INTEL_X5550,2670,WINHPC,IB) 12.0.16 8 1 3310.3 N/A N/A
16 2 7337.6 N/A N/A
32 4 13935.5 N/A N/A
IBM DX_360_M2 (INTEL_X5670,2930,RHEL5.3,TRUESCALE) 12.1.11 12 1 5197.0 N/A N/A
24 2 10164.7 N/A N/A
48 4 18681.1 N/A N/A
96 8 33553.4 N/A N/A
144 12 21073.2 N/A N/A
192 16 23194.6 N/A N/A
384 32 24863.3 N/A N/A
 SGI ALTIX_ICE_8200EX (INTEL_X5570,2930,SLES11,IB) 12.1.9 1 1 674.9 1.0 100%
2 1 1279.1 1.9 95%
4 1 2430.4 3.6 90%
8 1 4109.4 6.1 76%
16 2 7944.8 11.8 74%
32 4 14832.6 22.0 69%
64 8 26381.7 39.1 61%
128 16 18285.7 27.1 21%
SGI ALTIX_ICE_8400EX (INTEL_X5670,2930,SLES11,IB) 12.1.9 1 1 669.2 1.0 100%
2 1 1312.6 2.0 98%
4 1 2435.5 3.6 91%
8 1 3887.5 5.8 73%
12 1 5308.8 7.9 66%
24 2 10105.3 15.1 63%
48 4 18989.0 28.4 59%
96 8 32914.3 49.2 51%
SGI ALTIX_XE1300C (INTEL_X5670,2930,SLES11,IB) 12.1.9 1 1 668.7 1.0 100%
2 1 1302.7 1.9 97%
4 1 2440.7 3.6 91%
8 1 3905.1 5.8 73%
12 1 5284.4 7.9 66%
24 2 10017.4 15.0 62%
48 4 18885.2 28.2 59%
96 8 32299.1 48.3 50%