[Beowulf] Virginia Tech upgrade

Jim Phillips jim at ks.uiuc.edu
Tue Jan 27 17:33:38 EST 2004


As I understand, the Xserve G5 is using a newer process G5 that gives off
less heat (and can therefore fit in a 1U chassis).

-Jim

On Tue, 27 Jan 2004, Dean Johnson wrote:

> On Tue, 2004-01-27 at 13:15, Tom A Krewson wrote:
> > Virginia Tech is upgrading their G5 cluster to Xserv.....very smart.
> >
> >
> > http://www.reuters.co.uk/newsArticle.jhtml?type=technologyNews&storyID=4213216&section=news
> >
>
> They say that the upgraded machine will give off less heat. If I am not
> mistaken, its the same damn cpus in a different box and the power supply
> will be roughly the same ratings. Am missing something?
>
> --
>
> 	-Dean
>
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