Another once-bright star falling...
trixter at oldskool.org
Thu Jun 1 17:44:31 CDT 2006
Brad Parker wrote:
> Hmmm. I believed that too, until two things happened to me: (1) I
> discovered my customers where all starting to use dual-cpu x86_64 cpu's
> and they where *blazingly* fast and (1) I spent some time with an HP
> server salesman who showed me some very high end, very reliable x86_64
> based servers from HP.
Sun has Opteron-based machines that are 32-way for $2000 in a 3u
rackmount. They are extremely impressive and beat dual-cpu dual-core HP
boxen. Total power usage is 330W. Don't count them out just yet.
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