This page helps you to calculate the values you need to fill in the ARCHER2 Technical Assessment Form.
To use the calculator fill in the values in the input section and the remaining entries will be calculated automatically. You do not need to fill in all the fields if you are not interested in that section.
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The information in this table can be used to help fill in the table in Section 1, Part 4 of the ARCHER2 Technical Assessment form. (You will also need some data from the fields you have filled in above.)
|Largest Job||Typical Job||Smallest Job|
|Total memory required (per job)|
|Total time for these jobs (hours)|
Additional Job Data
The information in this table is not needed for the ARCHER2 Technical Assessment form but may be useful.
|CUs (per job)|
|Notional cost (per job) (£)|
This is information on the total CUs and notional cost of the current job specification. It is useful for filling out Section 1, Part 4 of the ARCHER Technical Assessment Form and also for the cost associated with ARCHER use in the Je-S submission system.
CU Rates and Costs
ARCHER2 CU Rates
|Cores Per Node||CUs/Node Hour|
1 ARCHER2 CU = 1 Node hour = 128 Core hours (CPUh)
Costs per CU for Partner Research Councils
Costs per CU for other Research Councils
ARCHER2 HPE Cray EX
|Nodes||Cores Per Node||Memory Per Node (GiB)||Max Nodes Per Job||Max Job Time (hours)|