[Beowulf] 32 1.3 GHz Itanium 2's on Ebay for $305

Andrew Piskorski atp at piskorski.com
Sun May 22 13:22:55 PDT 2005

FYI, while looking for something else I noticed that there's a lot of
32 Itanium 2 CPUs on Ebay, 1.3 GHz, 3 MB L2 cache, 400 MHz FSB.
Presumably someone will bid them up in the last 10 seconds, but at the
moment they're only at $305, auction ends in 25 hours:


So if anybody wants to try boarding the Itanic cheap, there you go...

Unfortunately the only Itanium motherboards available, which are all
duals, seem to go for over $1000 each, and are a bit out of date as

Andrew Piskorski <atp at piskorski.com>

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