[rescue] Cheapest Cray?

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Apr 26 12:38:48 CDT 2004

On Apr 26, 2004, at 7:23 AM, Bjvrn Ramqvist wrote:
>>   Well they're modules that slide into a card cage of sorts.  Picture
>> a
>> very thick PCB surrounded by a big, thick metal shield...sorta turning
>> it into a metal box about the size of a pizza box, with a shitload of
>> pins (really...THOUSANDS of pins) on the end.  This slides into a card
>> cage and plugs into the backplane.
> Oh, so the cardcage handles 16 of these boards, or do they use 8+8
> boards?

   The card cage holds eight boards.  Each processor board contains four

> Speaking of Crays... here's a Cray YMP 464 in highres crappy quality
> in Trondheim, Norway:
> http://www.acc.umu.se/images/archive/2004032x-TrondheimNUCCC/



Dave McGuire          "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
Cape Coral, FL          reboot and upgrade."    -Jonathan Patschke

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