Paper showing Linpack scalability of mainstream clusters

Greg Lindahl lindahl at conservativecomputer.com
Thu Sep 27 23:29:41 EDT 2001


On Thu, Sep 27, 2001 at 09:24:18PM -0400, Carlos O'Donell Jr. wrote:

> And if the supply is _good_enough_ then it will approach 1 and give
> you the worst case GFlops/kW ;)

I don't believe that modern power supplies actually have an
"efficiency factor" that close to 1. I'll have to ask my business guy
(David Rhoades), he used to specialize in weird trivia like building
machine rooms, something that most computer people tend to avoid...

greg

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