[Beowulf] dollars-per-teraflop : any lists like the Top500?

Rahul Nabar rpnabar at gmail.com
Thu Jul 1 17:58:30 EDT 2010


On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 4:51 PM, Gus Correa <gus at ldeo.columbia.edu> wrote:
> Hi Rahul, list
>
> Not sure if all these numbers correspond to nominal Tflops (Rmax),
> or, to actual HPL benchmark (Rpeak),
> or to some estimate, say,(85% Rpeak/Rmax HPL)*(nominal Tflops),
> or to some other performance metric.

Mine were nominal Tflops.

One more data point for Gus' list:

$27,000 per Teraflop (nominal) if I read this article about Crays
currently. US deployment and seems to be sort of an averaged out
number over several Cray systems circa Feb 2010

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/02/24/cray_dod_deals/

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