Cluster on commodity hardware

From: Thomas Albers (
Date: Mon Oct 31 2011 - 12:37:30 CDT


We have put together a small six-node cluster out of standard desktop PCs.

Timing results are at
and our transporter (a system of 150,000 atoms) runs at a speed of
around 0.035 s/step - altogether extremely favorable.

This may be of general interest to people using NAMD, especially those
on a limited budget.


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