[Bioclusters] SGI Altix benchmarking whitepaper

Farul Mohd. Ghazali farul at aldrix.net
Tue Feb 7 10:56:55 EST 2006

On 2/7/06, Tim Cutts <tjrc at sanger.ac.uk> wrote:
> But all that aside, I still want to ask the question:  how much more
> does the 16-way Altix 330 cost than the 8-way dual core Opteron?
> What's the price-performance?

According to http://www.storejrt.com/a330_bundles.html a 16P Altix 330
costs around $75k (US). I haven't looked recently but the Tyan VX50
based 16-core Opterons cost less than that (maybe $50k?)

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