[Beowulf] Windows in top 10

Tom Elken tom.elken at qlogic.com
Fri Nov 21 11:03:23 EST 2008


> 104k euro a node in short. That's soon 200k dollar.

Hmmm.  The trend doesn't indicate that.  It was up to $1.60 per Euro
this summer, but ~ $1.25 per Euro now:
http://finance.yahoo.com/currency/convert?amt=1&from=EUR&to=USD&submit=C
onvert

Your point on the high price per node is still very relevant, though.

-Tom

> 
> It doesn't matter what gets delivered for that, if it has 
> just 16 cores,
> then it is a factor 5-10 too expensive.
> 

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