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Author Topic: Build Your Own Linux Supercomputer With $99 Board  (Read 2003 times)

Tinman57

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Build Your Own Linux Supercomputer With $99 Board
« on: July 24, 2013, 07:47:57 PM »


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Build your own supercomputer: First $99 Parallella boards ship
Who says you need millions for a supercomputer? Not Adapteva, which has started shipping its $99 Parallella single-board parallel processing board.

http://www.zdnet.com...ards-ship-7000018443

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Re: Build Your Own Linux Supercomputer With $99 Board
« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2013, 08:07:16 PM »
2 cores on the ARM chip + 16 cores on the co-processor = 18 cores with 1GB RAM for $99 vs 1 core with 512K RAM for $35...

Man, this just keeps getting better and better! :Thmbsup:

My T800 needs a new CPU anyway... ;)

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« Last Edit: July 24, 2013, 08:15:14 PM by 40hz »

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Re: Build Your Own Linux Supercomputer With $99 Board
« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2013, 08:15:42 PM »
Holy jumping Jehosophats! That's going to enable some seriously wild little gadgets.
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Re: Build Your Own Linux Supercomputer With $99 Board
« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2013, 11:36:56 PM »
Thanks for reporting that Tinman, I posted about the Parallella project earlier this year, and was wondering when the darn things would get out the door.

To clarify, this thing isn't the supercomputer-on-a-board it's touted to be, but a platform for learning parallel programming, which is where the future needs to go as CPUs keep getting smaller and smaller with more and more cores. See the other thread for more details.

Thanks, TM57!  :Thmbsup:

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Re: Build Your Own Linux Supercomputer With $99 Board
« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2013, 08:06:17 PM »
Thanks for reporting that Tinman, I posted about the Parallella project earlier this year, and was wondering when the darn things would get out the door.

Thanks, TM57!  :Thmbsup:

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