[rescue] Re: Re: Re: seen on ebay (retry)
ghub005 at xtra.co.nz
Thu Jan 30 08:39:16 CST 2003
I forgot to add that the BA chassis only supports processors up to and including 400MHz. You need the (more expensive) CA chassis to use the (unbelievably expensive) 480MHz processors.
A used CA chassis with four 480MHz processors (no disks, no RAM) will fetch around 7,000USD on the open market.
> Interesting, but a few questions for those more exp. with this
> How heavy is this to ship?
> All RAM/HD/CPU are U30 compatible, right? (meaning U30 pulls would
> work, incl. HD sled/carriers)
> Can this run with 2 CPUs, or are 4 required?
> (Thinking of taking a couple U30s and making one nice E450, and sell
> off the carcasses...)
> --- Gavin Hubbard <ghub005 at xtra.co.nz> wrote:
> > > Check the shipping cost though. It's $160 for shipping within the
> > US. So
> > > even at it's current price, that would be quite a bit. I have seen
> > > E450's go for ~$850 (lucky bastard ;-) and they had more memory
> > (but
> > > less disk) than this one.
> > >
> > > shawn
> > If anyone is interested in building a cheap E450 systems, Greg
> > Wolters at Paladian Technologies (602) 296-5363
> > (greg at paladiantech.com) has ten bare-bones E450 chassis in stock for
> > 700USD each. However I don't recall what part of the USA that company
> > is based in.
> > <<
> > E450 Base Only w/ CD Rom
> > BA Chassis
> > No Drives, Memory, Or CPU
> > $700 Each
> > Quantity (10) Available
> > >>
> > Regards,
> > Gavin
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