[Beowulf] Virginia Tech upgrade

Michael Banck mbanck at gmx.net
Tue Jan 27 17:54:49 EST 2004

On Tue, Jan 27, 2004 at 03:35:40PM -0600, Dean Johnson wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-01-27 at 13:15, Tom A Krewson wrote:
> > Virginia Tech is upgrading their G5 cluster to Xserv.....very smart.
> > 
> > http://www.reuters.co.uk/newsArticle.jhtml?type=technologyNews&storyID=4213216&section=news
> They say that the upgraded machine will give off less heat. If I am not
> mistaken, its the same damn cpus in a different box and the power supply
> will be roughly the same ratings. Am missing something?

The latest XServe are reportedly equipped with 90nm CPUs, not 120nm CPUs
like the G5, thus apparently spreading far less heat.

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