CCL:Origin300, Linux Cluster (fwd)

Daniel Kidger Daniel.Kidger at
Fri Jul 5 03:13:33 PDT 2002

On Thu, 4 Jul 2002, Eugen Leitl wrote:

>> (1) An Origin 300 2cpu 500MHZ cost around $35k. Are you using this kind
>> system? Do you have benchmark of MD simulation (such as Amber) for this
>> system? Do you regret your purchase?
>I cannot help you with the Origin side, but unless it delivers a
>stupendous number of floats per clock or has some other parameter
>(memory size or speed) that enables critical pathways for MD code, this
>is a pretty insane option.  See below.

Yes but dont forget that an Origin comes with a lovely blue case that you
dont get with a beowulf.


Dr. Dan Kidger, Quadrics Ltd.      daniel.kidger at
One Bridewell St., Bristol, BS1 2AA, UK         0117 915 5505
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