[Beowulf] cheap PCs this christmas

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Wed Nov 23 01:40:58 PST 2005

On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 11:58:09PM -0500, Mark Hahn wrote:

> more to the point, if you're going to network $300 PCs, ECC should almost
> certainly not be on your xmas list...

I'm not sure why. The Sun Fire X2100 (double the price of $300 PCs, 
admittedly) take DDR 400 (PC3200) unbuffered ECC memory, which is 
about 100 EUR/1 GByte stick (Kingston). Do AMD64 X2 desktops (about 
700 EUR) take ECC?

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