[Beowulf] Dell price (was: Register article on Opteron - disagree)

Sean Dilda agrajag at dragaera.net
Mon Nov 22 16:04:15 EST 2004


On Mon, 2004-11-22 at 15:31, Nicolas Jungers wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-11-22 at 20:37, Mark Hahn wrote:
> > I seem to be able to buy a functional dual-em64t node from Dell for around
> > $1K, 
> 
> is this a typo or is it really really a dual em64T from Dell for $1k
> ???  I plan to buy soon, and that's a price that I cannot ignore. For
> what I see the list price of the PowerEdge 2800 is around $5-6k for a
> "functional" configuration.

I think $1k might be a little low, but I can definately price a
dual-em64t node from Dell for under $2k.  Take a look at the recently
announced PowerEdge SC1425.  It takes away some of the bells and
whistles that aren't needed in a compute node so that they can sell the
basic box for cheaper.

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