top500 list (was: opteron VS Itanium 2)

Roger L. Smith roger at ERC.MsState.Edu
Mon Nov 17 15:21:25 EST 2003


On Mon, 17 Nov 2003, Rayson Ho wrote:

> --- Mark Hahn <hahn at physics.mcmaster.ca> wrote:
> > and their yield is around 59%.  not to mention the little bit
> > of missing ECC...
>
> I didn't follow, which "yield" are you refering to??
>
> > I'd like very much to know the actual prices and discounts for Big
> > Mac.
> > it's a shame this isn't required for Top500...
>
> The price is around 1100*3000*(discount for edu) + cost interconnect
>
> 5.2M $ is not too far away from the "actual price"...

You've apparently never priced 27 96-port IB switches (plus cables)!


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