[Beowulf] 96 cores in silent and small enclosure

Jonathan Aquilina eagles051387 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 7 09:57:27 EDT 2010


how much would something like this go for?

On Wed, Apr 7, 2010 at 3:56 PM, Jon Tegner <tegner at renget.se> wrote:

> In this case we have large "home made" heat sinks, I'll put up more
> pictures when I get the time. You can check other designs at
>
> www.renget.se/gallery.html
>
> In contrast to our "Second cluster" on that site, which is completely fan
> less, this has two large fans. By using the fans one can get adequate
> cooling in a smaller box (than what would be possible without fans).
>
> When I get the time (when?) I intend to do combined cfd/heat flow
> simulations of our designs (have a PhD in numerical analysis).
>
> Eventually we hope to market this.
>
> Regards,
>
> /jon
>
>
> On Apr 7, 2010 15:34 "Jonathan Aquilina" <eagles051387 at gmail.com><eagles051387 at gmail.com>wrote:
>
> is one of you an engineer? how well does the air flow in the case. what
> gets air into and out of the case if there are just only 2 fans on the
> box? you guys ever consider marketing this product?
>
>
> On Wed, Apr 7, 2010 at 1:08 PM, Jon Tegner <<tegner at renget.se>> wrote:
>
> > We (me and my brother) have been into silent computing, and clusters,
> > for quite some time now. We just recently designed and built a unit
> > equipped with 4 supermicro boards (H8DMT) and 8 cpus. In the actual
> > unit the cpus are Opterons with 6 cores each, but it would be easy
> > enough to switch to cpus with 12 cores.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > The box are of dimensions 40x42x58 cm, so it is reasonably small. Two
> > large and silent fans are used to cool the system.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > For a picture of the unit check
> >
> >
> >
> > http://www.renget.se/bilder/redBox.jpg
>
> >
> >
> > Comments on this?
> >
> >
> > /jon
> >
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