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Tue Nov 9 01:00:01 PST 2010


i860 actually has slightly faster memory support (RAMBUS) and an AGP port as
compared with E7500.  However, it does not support PCI-X.  Also I/O to
memory performance is generally much less on 860 compared with E7500.  For
Beowulf apps, E7500 is the way to go...

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Hope this helps.


> > > > Since the E7500 chipset came up, does anyone have a
> > > > recommendation for a
> > > > stable 7500 board? I've been looking at the Tyan S2720, but
> > > > it's so new I'm
> > > > a bit concerned. Any other Xeon boards that might be 
> recommended?
> > >
> > > They Tyan S2720 has been out for a while and is very 
> > stable.  There is also
> > > SuperMicro which has some awesome chassis with their offerings.
> > >
> > > http://www.supermicro.com/Product_page/product-mS.htm
> > >
> > > http://www.supermicro.com/Product_page/product-s.htm
> > >
> > > We sell a lot of these units.  All we get back from 
> > customers is rave
> > > reviews.
 
  Cheers,
 
  Steve Gaudet
  Linux Solutions Engineer
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