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Yep. I kind of want it....

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Cray-XD1-Supercomputer-System-5-Chassis-Rack-60-x-Opteron-2-2GHz-Super-Computer-/191068522653?pt=US_Vintage_Computers_Mainframes&hash=item2c7c92489d

Quick specs:

-Weighs about 1000lbs
-220v only
-10 Fiber channel connections
-60 Dual core AMD Opteron CPUs
-36GBx5 blades=180GB/RAM


And most of all... it's a CRAY!! biggrin.gif
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post #2 of 40
so buy it...
post #3 of 40
what is this? why does it weigh 1k pounds, whats in it?

how good are those specs in it?

and whats a "cray" ?
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Many years ago I saw one of these beauties (Cray T90/94) on ebay. I would've bought it if I had the space for it. biggrin.gif
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I remember seeing a Cray-2 in the computer lab of the Lawrence Lab at China Lake Naval Weapons Testing Center back in 1990. It was kept in a vault with two armed guards outside. From what I remember, it was used to run flight simulators.
post #6 of 40
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Quote:
Originally Posted by IMKR View Post

what is this? why does it weigh 1k pounds, whats in it?

how good are those specs in it?

and whats a "cray" ?

hmmsmiley02.gif

Cray Supercomputers is the company that pretty much invented supercomputing. Seymour Cray is credited as the "Father of Supercomputing" and every supercomputer in the world owes some part of its existence to Cray and their advancements. Cray pioneered numerous critical supercomputing innovations and contributed greatly to the concept of "massively parallel".

The TITAN, the IBM Roadrunner, and every other supercomputer out there owes its existence to Cray at some level.

This is an "entry level" supercomputer. Cray made smaller scale systems for datacenter use. This is one of them.
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post #7 of 40

Nice find.

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Quote:
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hmmsmiley02.gif

Cray Supercomputers is the company that pretty much invented supercomputing. Seymour Cray is credited as the "Father of Supercomputing" and every supercomputer in the world owes some part of its existence to Cray and their advancements. Cray pioneered numerous critical supercomputing innovations and contributed greatly to the concept of "massively parallel".

The TITAN, the IBM Roadrunner, and every other supercomputer out there owes its existence to Cray at some level.

This is an "entry level" supercomputer. Cray made smaller scale systems for datacenter use. This is one of them.

but will it run crysis?... biggrin.gif hahaha

*jkng*
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but will it run crysis?... biggrin.gif hahaha

*jkng*


I was just about to say that biggrin.gif

Old jokes are the best.......
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LOL. What were you doing that you came across this. Search 'computer' sort 'high to low'?

 

Sounds like something I would do when I am bored.

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