[Beowulf] Re: Beowulf Digest, Vol 13, Issue 4
maurice at harddata.com
Thu Mar 3 23:56:46 PST 2005
Andrew Piskorski <atp at piskorski.com> wrote:
>From: Andrew Piskorski <atp at piskorski.com>
>Subject: Re: [Beowulf] 2.6.11 is out; with InfiBand support
>Except, a single PCI-X Infiniband card currently costs $1000 or so,
>right? (That's for a 4x 2 port card, but Froogle does not seem to
>know of any cheaper cards.)
New "name brand" ( sorry, it's under NDA) "Memory Free" cards will be
selling for under $400 for PCI Express 4X, and under $600 for PCI
Availability Q2 for production quantities.
Still a lot more expensive than Myrinet, and Myri have their own
surprises to reveal in that time frame as well.
It's a great time for cluster computing:
Opteron Rev E
dual core Opterons
Economical 10Gb interconnects.
With our best regards,
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