[Beowulf] Supercomputers - iPad versus Cray

Douglas Eadline deadline at eadline.org
Thu Mar 8 14:19:00 EST 2012



> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/03/08/supercomputing_vs_home_usage/
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> A rather nice Register article on costs for supercomputers, adjusted to
> 2010  dollars,
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> And a rather interesting cost per megaflop table on the second page.

The table is a bit silly, but as another data point, my Limulus box
can do 200 GFLOPS (running HPL) for less than $5K, that puts it at
$.025/MFLOP, or better than anything in the table.

BTW, they should be launching real soon.

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Doug



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