[Beowulf] X5500

Bill Broadley bill at cse.ucdavis.edu
Tue Mar 31 11:24:22 PDT 2009

Mikhail Kuzminsky wrote:
> In message from Kilian CAVALOTTI <kilian.cavalotti.work at gmail.com> (Tue,
> 31 Mar 2009 10:27:55 +0200):
>> ...
>> Any other numbers, people?
> I beleive there is also a bit other important numbers - prices for Xeon
> 55XX and system boards ;-)

www.siliconmechanics.com has system pricing, I'm sure there are tons of others.

> I didn't see prices on pricegrabber, for example.
> Is there some price information available ?

If you want parts, newegg has some, the E5520 is $379.99.

The S7010 tyan (dual socket nehalem server motherboard) is $389.99.

I have to say that I'm surprised at the number of Nehalem chips released
(around 11 for dual sockets) and the pricing seems surprisingly low for a new

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