Model name

110-bus 500 kV transmission system

Minimum license required

HXG Max (2 cores)

Highlights

  • Only simulation tool capable of simulating this network on as few as 1 core at 61 us or 2 cores at 20 us

HYPERSIM automatically parallelizes the network into 268 tasks and distributes them on all available cores for maximum speed, e.g. 10 us on 7 cores

Model diagram


Single-phase nodes

336

Generators (3φ, synchronous)

14

Transformers (3φ)

14

Single-circuit lines (3φ, Bergeron model)

171

RLC  (3φ)

44

Breakers (3φ) and faults (4φ)

2 + 1 = 3

Hardware

OP5707XG

  • Motherboard: SuperMicro X11DPL-i
  • Processor: Intel(R) Xeon(R) Gold 5222 CPU @ 3.80GHz; 8 cores
  • RAM: 32 GB

Software

  • Platform: HYPERSIM
  • Compiler: Intel 2019 (19.03.199)

Results 1 core

  • Number of core(s): 1
  • Minimum time-step: 61 us *
  • Average execution time: 53.4 us

Results 2 cores

  • Number of core(s): 2
  • Minimum time-step: 20 us *
  • Total average execution time (sum on all cores): 30.6 us

Results 7 cores

  • Number of core(s): 7
  • Minimum time-step: 10 us *
  • Total average execution time (sum on all cores): 26.2 us

* Performance under transient conditions varying considerably depending on the study type, this benchmark measures the minimum achievable time-step without overruns in steady-state conditions. A rule of thumb is to consider 10 to 20 % buffer time for calculations under transient conditions.

Benchmark

Performance comparison between new (OP5707XG) and previous (OP5700) hardware generations