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==Silicon Mechanics Quote #174536==
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* 2x Rackform iServ R4410:  $11043.00 each ($10601.00 each with education)
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* 2x Rackform iServ R4410:  $11043.00 each ($10601.00 each with education) [http://www.siliconmechanics.com/quotes/174536?confirmation=879366549 link]
**Shared Chassis: The following chassis resources are shared by all 4 compute nodes
**Shared Chassis: The following chassis resources are shared by all 4 compute nodes
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***Hot-Swap Drive - 1: 250GB Western Digital RE3 (3.0Gb/s, 7.2Krpm, 16MB Cache) SATA
***Hot-Swap Drive - 1: 250GB Western Digital RE3 (3.0Gb/s, 7.2Krpm, 16MB Cache) SATA
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* 2x Rackform iServ R350-GPU: $5196.00 each ($4433.00 each with education)
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* 2x Rackform iServ R350-GPU: $5196.00 each ($4433.00 each with education) [http://www.siliconmechanics.com/quotes/174542?confirmation=712641984 link]
**CPU: 2 x Intel Xeon E5530 Quad-Core 2.40GHz, 8MB Cache, 5.86GT/s QPI
**CPU: 2 x Intel Xeon E5530 Quad-Core 2.40GHz, 8MB Cache, 5.86GT/s QPI
**RAM: 12GB (6 x 2GB) Operating at 1333MHz Max (DDR3-1333 ECC Unbuffered DIMMs)
**RAM: 12GB (6 x 2GB) Operating at 1333MHz Max (DDR3-1333 ECC Unbuffered DIMMs)

Revision as of 17:27, 16 December 2009

Damascus is the working name for the Earlham Computer Science Department's upcoming cluster computer.

At the moment Damascus exists only as a $40,000 grant and a growing list of tentative specifications:

Contents

Tentative Specifications

Budget

Nodes

Specialty Nodes

Educationally, we could expect to get significant use out of GPGPUs, but the production use is limited. Increasing the variance of the architecture landscape would be a bonus to education.

Network

ION Computer Systems Quotation #61116

ION Computer Systems Quotation #61164

Silicon Mechanics Quote #174536

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