The Space Simulator Cluster

By on November 27, 2002, 3:30 AM
The Space Simulator is a 294-processor [URL=]Beowulf[/URL] cluster. It is based on the [URL=] Shuttle XPC SS51G[/URL] mini chassis, which uses a heat pipe instead of a CPU fan. The small size of the XPC cases allowed us to fit the cluster in about half the space of the previous 144-processor [URL=]Avalon[/URL] cluster.

I want one ;) Go [URL=]here[/URL] to see a photo of the supercomputer, makes a nice wallpaper...

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conradguerrero said:
[quote]Each node consists of a 2.53 GHz Pentium 4 processor, 1 Gb of 333 MHz DDR SDRAM, an 80 Gbyte Maxtor hard drive, and a 3Com 3C996B-T gigabit ethernet card. The cost of an individual node was less than $1000.[/quote] Okay, as long as you give me one of the nodes.:grinthumb
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