[Beowulf] Re: Beowulf Digest, Vol 58, Issue 9

John Hearns hearnsj at googlemail.com
Tue Dec 9 08:06:44 PST 2008


2008/12/5 Alcides Simao <alsimao at gmail.com>

> Hello all!
>
> I was thinking of how to 'enpower' a Beowulf cluster. I remember back a
> while ago that a Intel Atom was overclocked sucessfully to 2.4 GHz
> Could it be possible to build a cooling apparatus sufficient to upgrade the
> velocity of the beowulf cpu?
>
I don't see why you could not run a cluster with overclocked CPUs and (say)
some heatpipe coolers.
Just don't ask your vendor for a warranty!

Seriously though, regarding Intel Atom and funky cooling schemes, have a
look at:
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/11/20/sgi_molecule_concept/
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