back to article Cray sells Opteron-Linux super to Swiss boffins

The Swiss National Supercomputing Center (CSCS) in Lugano has coughed up some serious Swiss francs to buy a Cray 141.6 teraflops XT5 system, dubbed Monte Rosa. The deal comes in part from the fact that Thomas Schulthess, director of CSCS and a professor of physics at ETH Zurich, took over the lab after a stint at Oak Ridge …

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  1. Kwac
    Coat

    and soon

    Microsoft will be demanding it runs Windows.

  2. fred slack
    Paris Hilton

    Yes BUT......

    Will it play games.....

    Paris, 'cause I know she'll play.

  3. Christoph Wernli
    Flame

    Oh my....

    An English statement is available here http://www.ethlife.ethz.ch/archive_articles/090529_MonteRosa_CSCS-su/index_EN (even though admittedly it fails to mention the dosh that is spent on the machine).

    More troubling is the claim that an article is supposed to be written in "Swiss German", happily ignoring the fact that Swiss German to German is something like, ugh, Cockney to Shakespeare's language.

    For a real treat of Swiss German try this: http://als.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schweiz

    Good luck with feeding it to Translate: http://translate.google.com/translate?prev=hp&hl=en&js=n&u=http%3A%2F%2Fals.wikipedia.org%2Fwiki%2FSchweiz&sl=de&tl=en&history_state0=

  4. David S
    Coat

    So. Cut the crap.

    What's it's refresh rate in Far Cry?

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Happy

    Crysis crisis.

    But will it run Cyrsis?*

    *Probably, ...................just.

  6. Anonymous Coward
    Jobs Horns

    iStore

    If there are no apps on the iStore for it, it can't be that good.

    srsly.

    & u no it.

  7. Anonymous Coward
    Happy

    But will it run...

    ....Manic Miner?

    Ahh when games were games, it was always sunny and you could go outside without a tin hat...

  8. zeke

    Nyet to netbooks, oui to Crays

    AMD doesnt believe the netbook fad will survive.

    Theyre looking the other way.

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