Athlons - 1Us

alvin at alvin at
Mon Oct 29 13:22:38 PST 2001

hi ya steve

we're in the process of testing a 1.xxGhz AMD w/ the following mb
that we have in hand for 1U chassis compatibility 
	( "heat and air flow testing" when we have time to build/test )

	$130 range	Asus A7SVM ( onboard NIC, onboard svga )
	cheaper		Aopen MK33M ( board svga )
	$120 range	ECS k7S5A ( onboard NIC )
	$120 range	Shuttle AK32 ( onboard lan )
	$150 range	Soyo k7U Dragon 

	clickable hyper-links to the above mb

- please email offline if more info if needed ...


On Mon, 29 Oct 2001, Steven Berukoff wrote:

> Hi all,
> We are in the process of considering machines for a large Linux cluster,
> and have received very nice performance results from the Athlon
> XP1800+.  Since we're somewhat limited by space, we'd like to consider
> dual-processor machines, but there seems to be only one mainboard
> available, the Tyan Tiger, which has a bunch of niceties like onboard
> SCSI that we simply don't want.  Does anyone know of other dual processor
> Athlon boards (which accept XP1800+ chips, so, Athlon MP) on the
> market?  If there aren't any, does anyone have news about the development
> of lower-end boards?
> Also, due to our space constraints, and to avoid incurring the cost of a
> rack-mounted solution, we're also interested in finding micro-ATX boards
> for these systems.  
> So, ideally we'd like a micro-ATX dual Athlon board.  Any information
> would be greatly appreciated!
> Many thanks
> Steve

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