[Beowulf] The move to gigabit - technical questions
atp at piskorski.com
Tue Mar 15 03:05:41 PST 2005
On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 06:34:12PM +0100, Vincent Diepeveen wrote:
> Good evening,
> It's interesting to investigate what gigabit can do for small home clusters.
> Any latency oriented approach is doomed to fail obviously at gigabit. But
> they're cheap. For 40 euro i see several getting offered already.
Which is 50 USD or so? You can smetimes get gigabit ethernet for MUCH
cheaper than that if you look around, particularly on Ebay. E.g., I
recently bought 10 Intel Pro/1000 MT cards (the lowest end 32 bit PCI
desktop kind, but still) for $11 each, from an Ebay vendor Ebay who
turned out to be local.
Andrew Piskorski <atp at piskorski.com>
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