Subject: Re: Real hardware, and snapshots?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: David O'Brien <obrien@FreeBSD.org>
Date: 04/28/2003 12:45:38
On Thu, Apr 24, 2003 at 10:27:25AM -0700, David O'Brien wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 23, 2003 at 10:12:57PM -0700, Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wrote:
> > Someone else found a priceline hit for this at $482. (Thats without
> > the opterons or dram.) While that price is better than a $10k newisys
> > box, it is still not going to be cheap once one adds 2 opterons and
> > dram.
> I priced a two processor (model 242) 8GB RAM box at
> http://www.penguincomputing.com/store/altus-1000E.php for $5891.00.
> Lowest I could go is $2461.00.
I was able to price a 2-processor Opteron for $1142.00 at
The Opteron 240 CPU's are priced really nice for entry into the AMD64
experience and "tire kicking".