[Beowulf] AMD Roadrunner open compute motherboard
bill at cse.ucdavis.edu
Wed Jan 16 12:45:30 PST 2013
On 01/16/2013 11:27 AM, Vincent Diepeveen wrote:
> The thing looks shitty. Just 2 sockets. At 2 sockets AMD is junk.
Heh, at least at running chess programs that's of interest to
approximately 0.00% of the market.
> 4 sockets it would be interesting though - yet that's not shown.
Dunno, seems like you rarely get double the performance, and things like
I/O and network become more of a problem. Especially since it usually
approximately doubles the power used.
Additionally cooling 45+ 1U quad sockets in a single rack isn't easy or
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