[Beowulf] Nehalem Xeons

Ivan Oleynik iioleynik at gmail.com
Tue Oct 14 15:53:37 EDT 2008


Thanks, Håkon.

Did you really hold the Nehalem Xeon chips in your hands? They probably
require new motherboards with a new chipset.

It would be nice to hear from you some numbers concerning Harpertown vs
Nehalem performance.

Unfortunately, I can not wait beyond Jan 1 due to financial constraints.

Ivan


On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 1:50 AM, Håkon Bugge <hbugge at platform.com> wrote:

> They are _definitively_ worth waiting for, although I am not familiar with
> the release timing. But I have been running on a dual-socket with 8 cores
> and 16 SMTs. And I say they are worth waiting for.
>
>
> Håkon
>
> At 01:57 14.10.2008, Ivan Oleynik wrote:
>
>> I am still in process of purchasing a new cluster and consider whether is
>> worth waiting for new Intel Xeons. Does someone know when Intel will start
>> selling Xeons based on Nehalem architecture? They announced desktop launch
>> (Nov 16) but were quiet about server release.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Ivan
>>
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