Hardware Rates

Prices below are for hardware products with expected industry-standard lifecycles.

All services associated with provisioning the hardware are free to university faculty.

HiperGator

1 processor core (NCU)
  • One priority dedicated CPU core with 8 GB of RAM.
  • Approximately 7 GB per core usable by the software application.
$200 / NCU
1 NVIDIA GPU (NGU)
  • One NVIDIA RTX 2080ti GPU for visualization or modeling acceleration. NVIDIA RTX-6000 and Ampere A-100 can be used as well
  • Requires the purchase of at least one CPU core to access the GPU and some disk storage as needed.
$1,200 / NGU
1 TB orange storage (OSU)
  • One TB data storage capacity for long-term storage.
$125 / OSU
1 TB blue storage (BSU)
  • One TB data storage capacity for high-performance storage.
  • All groups must have at least 1TB of Blue storage at all times. (See here)
$625 / BSU

HiPerGator-RV

1 processor core (RNCU)
  • One priority dedicated CPU core with 4 GB of RAM.
  • Approximately 3 GB per core usable by the software application.
$420 / RNCU
1 NVIDIA GPU (RNGU)
  • One NVIDIA RTX 2080ti GPU for visualization or modeling acceleration. NVIDIA RTX-6000 and Ampere A-100 can be used as well.
  • Requires the purchase of at least one CPU core to access the GPU and some disk storage as needed.
$1,200 / RNGU
1 TB replicated storage (RRSU)
  • One TB data storage capacity (not use) for long-term storage.
$1,000 / RRSU