[Beowulf] Suggestions for used workhorse servers

Jonathan Aquilina eagles051387 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 1 01:26:51 PDT 2011

I have a nice IBM 1u m3250 and It runs like a charm no issues what so 
ever. Specs are rather nice and its moderatly priced.

Has a dual core E7400 and can take up to 8gb of ram. Cost was about 
1,300 euros.

On 30/06/2011 22:48, Prentice Bisbal wrote:
> I've always been pleased with the HP ProLiant systems, like the DL385
> models. The seemed pretty reliable to me. I'd trust one of those over a
> Dell PowerEdge, however I'm sure you'll get as many opinions as there
> are subscribers on this list.
> --
> Prentice
> On 06/30/2011 04:33 PM, Orion Poplawski wrote:
>> One can find some pretty inexpensive older servers on eBay that probably could
>> yield a decent $/flop ratio.  I was wondering if people here had suggestions
>> for classic workhorse servers - basic 1U boxes that did/do pretty well be are
>> a couple years old at this point.
>> Thanks!
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