A very interesting note here: Customers with existing PPC G5’s will have the option of a PCI-X based add-on card with a native Intel follow-on to the P4 “D” chip and of-course the Transitive/”Rosetta” bundle. Any other PPC machine bellow the G5 (i.e. G4, G3 machines) are not included on the current roadmap inclusion. Third-party […]
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If you haven’t checked out the Apple video of Virginia Tech’s “Big Mac“, you should do so NOW! The datacenter pics made me salivate. Yummy. I wouldn’t mind having just 1. Forget about 1,100!
Yummy. Tech Porn. Boy would I like to tap some of that computing power. VT might be the coolest school now that they got a cluster going. A great quote: Project started back in February; secret with Dell because of the pricing issues; dealt with vendors individually because bidding wars do not drive the prices […]
It’s official, since it hit slashdot earlier today. VT is building a supercomputer out of G5’s. Wow, that must be pretty sweet. Wonder why they aren’t waiting for G5 Xserve’s. Would save some space. Then again, maybe that’s what these are? Sneek peeks? Advanced boxes? Perhaps we shall see some officially in January? Perhaps Apple […]
Boy is it odd missing a week of such big news (though vacation is nice). Got to love the new G5. Serious power. Just an odd looking case. And lack of a 2nd drive bay is quite sad. Especially considering what power is behind it. IMHO I like the extendability the big G3/G4 towers provided. […]