[Beowulf] personal HPC
deadline at eadline.org
Fri Dec 23 09:31:09 PST 2011
> Cool! Impressive to have taken it this far!
> What are the dimensions of the system? And the mainbord
> for the compute nodes, are you using mini-itx there?
It is a standard Antec 1200 case, the approximate size
is 20x22x8.5 inches or 51x56x22 cm. It uses
micro-ATX boards. BTW, there is no case modification
needed, it all slides and screws in.
The FAQ may have can provide more info:
> On 12/22/2011 05:51 PM, Douglas Eadline wrote:
>> For those that don't know, I have been working
>> on a commodity "desk side" cluster for a while.
>> I have been writing about the progress at:
>> Recently I was able to get 200 GFLOPS using Intel
>> i5-2400S processors connected by GigE (58% of peak).
>> Of course these are CPU FLOPS not GPU FLOPS and the
>> design has a power/heat/performance/noise envelope
>> that makes it suitable for true desk side computing.
>> (for things like software development, education,
>> small production work, and cloud staging)
>> You can find the raw HPC numbers and specifications here:
>> BTW, if click the "Nexlink Limulus" link, you can take a survey
>> for a chance to win one of these systems.
>> Happy holidays
> Beowulf mailing list, Beowulf at beowulf.org sponsored by Penguin Computing
> To change your subscription (digest mode or unsubscribe) visit
> MailScanner: clean
More information about the Beowulf