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 Post subject: supercomputer
PostPosted: Fri Apr 24, 2009 9:06 am 
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I keep feeling this itch to build a computeing grid with enough power to rival nasa. Any one else have this problem?


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 Post subject: Re: supercomputer
PostPosted: Fri Apr 24, 2009 9:09 am 
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No, but imagine a beowulf cluster of those...

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 Post subject: Re: supercomputer
PostPosted: Fri Apr 24, 2009 9:57 am 
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rival nasa? Hell my graphing calculator is already faster than the shuttle's computers...

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 Post subject: Re: supercomputer
PostPosted: Fri Apr 24, 2009 11:41 am 
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Hmm, here's a thought for you:
ARDUINO SPACE VEHICLE

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 Post subject: Re: supercomputer
PostPosted: Fri Apr 24, 2009 12:21 pm 
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http://cgi.ebay.com/HP-DL785-G5-8x-QC-2 ... 3|294%3A50

a bewolf of those.


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 Post subject: Re: supercomputer
PostPosted: Fri Apr 24, 2009 2:04 pm 
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hmm, I was wondering why the ridiculous price tag for only 8 processors, then I saw the half terabyte of ram...

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 Post subject: Re: supercomputer
PostPosted: Fri Apr 24, 2009 2:05 pm 
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Theo wrote:
Hmm, here's a thought for you:
ARDUINO SPACE VEHICLE


off topic, but... (link)

edit: did I do something wrong with that link, or am I just braindead at the end of the week, it looks right to me???

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Last edited by Theo on Fri Apr 24, 2009 2:21 pm, edited 2 times in total.
I redid the link, but I still can't tell if you did anything wrong. Looked OK to me.


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 Post subject: Re: supercomputer
PostPosted: Fri Apr 24, 2009 2:53 pm 
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look closely thats 8x4 for 32 2.2ghz cores to go with half a tb in ram


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 Post subject: Re: supercomputer
PostPosted: Fri Apr 24, 2009 2:58 pm 
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It does make me wonder what I could build from commodity parts, to that spec, and for how much ca$h. Hmmmmm.

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 Post subject: Re: supercomputer
PostPosted: Fri Apr 24, 2009 3:16 pm 
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*wonders if he should tell everyone just how much research he has put into this.


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