[rescue] Cray J90s
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Tue Jun 12 23:09:49 CDT 2001
On June 11, Zach Malone wrote:
> At least one of those machines is located in australia, and should not
> run into problems with exportation. The other one (IMHO) looked pretty
That's what the seller said...
> trashed, I mean, would you sink 3000$ into an untested surplus machine which
> looks like its been beaten around quite a fair bit? I dunno, I think in
Are you KIDDING ME? In a heartbeat. We're talking about a
3-5 year old machine with a price tag of just short of a million
bucks. You don't need a supercomputer to do THAT math.
[dave shakes head, reaches for a beer]
> situations like this its all about how well the seller knows about the
The sellers *never* know the hardware. There are but a handful of
people around who do, and they're not in the surplus business.
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