[rescue] Re: Throw another packet on the server...

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Aug 21 16:44:16 CDT 2003

On Thursday, August 21, 2003, at 05:23 PM, Paul Weissmann wrote:
>> great DEC/Alpha deals just in the last month.  PA-RISC stuff is still
>> expensive mostly, but there has been a few good deals.
> Nah, even RDI PrecisionBooks came down to $150, so PA-RISC isn't
> anymore expensive at all.
> You could get a Convex SPP1200 SMP-Cluster w/ 16 PA8000 CPUs for less
> than $1000 here too, so no great deal.
> The latter is still a bit steep for my pockets though, but well, this
> used to be called a massively-parallel supercomputer some moons ago
> and now sells for about a decent PC/Mac.

   That's a very respectable machine by today's standards, despite its 
age.  I'd just about kill for one.  You're in the UK, right?


Dave McGuire                 "You don't have Vaseline in Canada?"
St. Petersburg, FL                     -Bill Bradford

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