AMD 760 MPX ?
SGaudet at turbotekcomputer.com
Thu Nov 29 10:39:02 PST 2001
> Greetings! I am currently in the process of upgrading an
> existing cluster used for course grain processing
> (divide input data file into several chunks and process each
> chunk on seperate nodes). Each of the current nodes
> is a SuperMicro 6010H (SuperMicro 370DER motherboard,
> serverworks HE-SL chipset) with 2GB of memory and dual 1Ghz
> Pentium III processors. I'm looking at a 1U product, the
> AAPRO 1124 which has a Tyan motherboard with 2GB DDR
> RAM, dual Athlon MP 1800+ processors. Networking is/will be
> dual 10/100 FDX NICs in a channel bonded config.
> Does anyone have a feel for how the two systems compare (dual
> 1Ghz PIII vs dual Athlon 1800+). Also, will the
> AMD 760 MPX chipset be a significant enough improvement over
> the AMD 760MP to warrant waiting (how long???). And
> finally, since my supplier is a Tyan partner, its much easier
> to get Tyan boards - is Tyan coming out with a AMD
> 760 MPX based dual athlon motherboard? Inquiring minds want
> to know!!!
Just in from Tyan. The 2466 (Tiger) will be available for sampling
starting next week. The 2468 (Thunder) will be available most likely
the beginning of January.
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