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Supercomputer maker Cray today announced a reseller agreement with number two PC and server maker (in terms of shipments) Dell, which will see the latter company resell its own custom version of the entry-level Cray CX1 baby supercomputer. The difference between the CX1-LC that Cray itself announced in July revolve mainly around …

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Happy

YAY!!!!!

So I really can play world of warcraft on it!

Awsome!

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Joke

Unbelievable..

.. so much horse power to shorten the Windows 7 boot time.

:-)

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IT Angle

Cool, but...

Windows only? Useless for the scientific computing we do, then. Can't recommend these Dell boxes to the university's HPC group. Maybe that's a good thing?

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Re: Cool, but... [J 3]

Couldn't agree more only ....

The admin dept. has a special purchase arrangement, so I won't be able to choose an alternative. So, a WoW machine it is then. How foolish of me to assume the task itself was more important than the administration of it.

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CX1-iWS

FYI - this DELL Cray CX1-iWS offering couples Windows7 with HPC Server 2008. Current Cray CX1 resellers can indeed configure a comparable CX1-LC system (installed with either Linux or Windows HPC Server 2008).

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