math at velocet.ca
Fri Nov 30 14:37:53 PST 2001
On Thu, Nov 29, 2001 at 03:45:31PM -0600, W Bauske's all...
> Steve Gaudet wrote:
> > > They buy from IBM/Compaq/HP or pick your favorite mainstream vendor.
> > If you find a Compaq GEM partner(we are), your fall into Government,
> > Educational, and Medical category, you can't beat the deals Compaq is
> > offering right now. For New England they have a Evo D500, PIV 1.5Ghz, 845,
> > 20Gb, 256mb, WIN2000, CD for $667.00 up to December 12th. Moreover if its a
> > quantity they do even better on the price.
> Wonder why medical? That's big business.
> I'm in business to make money with clusters so I guess I wouldn't qualify
> for that program. However, I can build an equivalent node for less than
> $500. (Skipping the CD and win2k which I have no use for)
> d845wnl $130
> P4 1.5ghz $152
> Case/PS $30
> 20GB disk $63
> 256MB dimm $30
> AGP card $20
> total $425
> Shipping would be around $35 delivered to your door. All you need is
> a screw driver to assemble...
> The d845wnl has 10/100 built in and is PXE bootable.
Any athlon boards with new chipsets that are PXE bootable?
The PcChips M817 MLR has that, but its not a great board, and old chipset.
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