[rescue] Compaq Proliant 8000

Bill Bradford mrbill at mrbill.net
Fri Apr 30 14:40:17 CDT 2004

On Fri, Apr 30, 2004 at 12:06:50PM -0600, Peter L. Wargo wrote:
> Try the Blade 2500.  We picked up one of the dual 1.28GHz systems at work,
> with XVR-600 gfx, and it's pretty much dead-even on our benchmarks with a
> Sual 2.4Ghz Xeon box.  If you compare apples and apples (as we did),
> outfitting a similar dell workstation ends up costing only a little bit
> less.  If you want single-CPU, the 1500 is even cheaper.

The only problem with the 2500 is that a PC Ricer type designed the case. 8-(

We have one at work.  Its nice, a joy to work on hardware-wise (since it
looks to be "standard" ATX to a point), but its SO UGLY.


bill bradford
austin texas

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