The Fluid Dynamics Revolution Driven by GPU Acceleration

Originally published at: https://developer.nvidia.com/blog/the-fluid-dynamics-revolution-driven-by-gpu-acceleration/

The end of 2021 and beginning of 2022 saw the two largest commercial CFD tool vendors, Ansys and Siemens, both launch versions of their flagship CFD tools with support for GPU acceleration.

Interesting !
For a fair comparison, it would be great to know about the precise amount of CPU cores and CPU references for both CFD tools.
Here I read for Star-CCM+ that you compare A100 GPU over “100 cores of CPU” (I assume Intel Platinum 8380), whereas you compare to 80 Intel Xeon CPU cores (which CPU model ?) for Fluent.
Could you provide more details about this ?

Thanks !

Charles

Hello Charles,
The Intel Xeon 80 cores referenced is Xeon Platinum 8380. AMD Rome is EPYC 7742 and AMD Milan is EPYC 7763.

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