opteron VS Itanium 2

Roger L. Smith roger at ERC.MsState.Edu
Fri Oct 31 16:14:35 EST 2003

On Fri, 31 Oct 2003, Trent Piepho wrote:

> I thought that the 3rd place was in the new preliminary top500 list that
> included all the big machines that will be there when the official list
> comes out.  But there's been so much poor and conflicting information
> about Big Mac who knows?  I'd like to know how much they payed for the
> infiniband hardware.

Yeah, me too.  As someone who just ponied up for a rather large IB
installation, I'm not sure that most people realize what a substantial
percentage of the cost of the cluster the IB might be.

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