very high bandwidth, low latency manner?
sp at scali.com
Thu Apr 11 23:29:07 EDT 2002
On Thu, 11 Apr 2002, Craig Tierney wrote:
> I talked to a guy at SC2002 from Quadrics and he said
> that list pricing on a Quadrics network was about $3500
> per node when you are in the 100s of nodes and up.
> The price includes the cards, cables, switches,
> etc. This doesn't include any sort of discount that you
> might get. Myrinet is about $2000 for an equivelent
> network at list price. Dolphin/SCI falls around $2245 list
> per node (if the system is > 144 nodes and you have to get
> the 3d card).
This is list prices for the cards only, right ? What about the switches
needed. AFAIK Quadrics and Myrinet both need switches, SCI don't (which
makes the total system cost a bit lower doesn't it ?).
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