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sen_almighty
Sep 29, 2004, 09:49 PM
http://news.com.com/IBM+claims+fastest+supercomputer+title--for+now/2100-7337_3-5388797.html?tag=nefd.hed

"...Another contender for a high rank is a system at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute, which hit the No. 3 spot in 2003 using 1,100 Apple G5 computers, each with dual 2GHz processors. An upgrade with the same number of slimmer Apple Xserve computers is now complete, said Virginia Tech spokeswoman Lynn Nystrom.

"The goal will be to remain in the top 10 (of the Top500) and the fastest at a university," Nystrom said. Although Apple sells Xserves only with 2GHz processors today, the Virginia Tech upgrade uses 2.3GHz chips, she said. ..."


i havent' seen this posted, so i thought i would, apologize in advanced if this has been posted, i thought it was interesting

varmit
Sep 29, 2004, 10:23 PM
http://news.com.com/IBM+claims+fastest+supercomputer+title--for+now/2100-7337_3-5388797.html?tag=nefd.hed

"...Another contender for a high rank is a system at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute, which hit the No. 3 spot in 2003 using 1,100 Apple G5 computers, each with dual 2GHz processors. An upgrade with the same number of slimmer Apple Xserve computers is now complete, said Virginia Tech spokeswoman Lynn Nystrom.

"The goal will be to remain in the top 10 (of the Top500) and the fastest at a university," Nystrom said. Although Apple sells Xserves only with 2GHz processors today, the Virginia Tech upgrade uses 2.3GHz chips, she said. ..."


i havent' seen this posted, so i thought i would, apologize in advanced if this has been posted, i thought it was interesting

http://www.macrumors.com/pages/2004/09/20040928164807.shtml
Only on the front page.