ServerWorks chipset

Douglas Eadline deadline at plogic.com
Wed Oct 11 07:32:47 EDT 2000


On Tue, 10 Oct 2000, He, Ding wrote:

> Does anybody happen to know which one is more suitable for clustering:
> SuperMicro 370DL3 and 370DE6  ?

The 370DE6 uses the HE chipset which supports interleaved memory.
This could be a big win for some applications. 

However, the 370DE6 is not shipping yet and looks to
be quite expensive (~$1500).  

Doug
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: Jared Hodge <Jared_Hodge at iat.utexas.edu>
> To: <beowulf at beowulf.org>
> Sent: Monday, September 25, 2000 10:06 AM
> Subject: ServerWorks chipset
> 
> 
> > Here's part of an E-mail that I received from Myricom on the subject:
> > 
> > 
> > We have tested Supermicro 370DLE 370DL3 and Supermicro P-III DME.
> > They all work fine. The 370DLE and DL3 have better performance
> > since they use the RCC chipset rather than the intel840.
> > 
> > We have also tested almost every intel-840 board we could find
> > including Tyan, Supermicro, Iwill.
> > 
> > If you are using PCI64 cards from Myricom, then the
> > RCC is really a good chipset to use since Myrinet boards
> > can take full advantage of the excellent PCI bandwidth.
> > 
> > 
> > We're looking at upgrading our beowulf using the 370DLE, 800EB Mhz
> > processors (one per node to start) and 512MB RAM.  If anyone has
> > suggestions or warnings, please let me know.
> > 
> > Jared
> > 
> > 
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