Wanted: Good mobo for Intel 850E chipset and 1066 RDRAM

Jeff Nguyen jeff at aslab.com
Thu Aug 22 11:16:47 PDT 2002

There isn't many RDRAM manufacturers on the market. You
will find that most of the RDRAM memory modules are simply
a relabel of Samsung parts.


ASL Inc.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Camm Maguire" <camm at enhanced.com>
To: <beowulf at beowulf.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 22, 2002 9:59 AM
Subject: Wanted: Good mobo for Intel 850E chipset and 1066 RDRAM

> Greetings!  We're upgrading our 16-node cluster.  Our code heavily
> uses matrix-vector BLAS level2 operations.  Memory bandwidth is the
> bottleneck, and our preliminary tests show that rambus is at present
> the clear winner in terms of performance.  This of course is
> unfortunate, given the legal manipulations surrounding the
> technology.  We would much prefer to go with dual channel DDR, but
> this doesn't appear to be available anytime soon.
> In any case, Intel states that its boards don't support the 1066.
> Asus requires certain RDRAM manufacturers.  Gigabyte just says 1066 is
> supported.  Any recommendations for solid motherboard/RAM manufacturer
> combinations using the Intel 850E chipset and 1066 RDRAM?
> Thanks in advance!
> --
> Camm Maguire      camm at enhanced.com
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