[rescue] Re: Cheapest Cray?

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Apr 26 15:15:44 CDT 2004

On Apr 26, 2004, at 4:10 PM, ghub005 wrote:
> I'd argue that the cheapest Cray systems these days would be an SGI 
> Origin
> 2000 or a Sun E10k (both of which are getting down towards hobbiest 
> prices).
> They may not have Cray badges or run UNICOS, but the engineering 
> influence
> is undeniable.

   While you are absolutely correct, I'm a Cray PVP purist.  Their MPP 
machines are certainly nice, but there's nothing like a 
YMP-architecture vector processor.  And I'm pretty sure that's what 
Bill had in mind.


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

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