[rescue] best rackmount Sun (used) for $1k

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Sat Jul 29 20:45:35 CDT 2006

>From: Patrick Giagnocavo <patrick at zill.net>
>Date: 2006/07/29 Sat PM 05:58:44 CDT
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] best rackmount Sun (used) for $1k

>On Sat, 2006-07-29 at 18:35, Lionel Peterson wrote:
>> >What would you folks recommend, assuming I want a 4U or less Sun
>> >SPARC-based machine, 2GB RAM or more, for about $1,000 ?
>> >
>> >What kind of systems are out there for that price ?
>> Sun 420r eBay item 110013758764
>> $450 Buy It Now w/4x 450 CPUs, 4 Gig RAM, 2x 18 Gig HDs and include rack rails... Of course, $90 to ship, but that's 2-3 day form CA, not Ground ;^)
>Assuming this has the same basic memory subsystem as the E250 and Ultra
>2 (non-PCI version), I would have to pass.


Tee-hee - I missed the non-PCI reference earlier...

Hey, how about a cluster of, say 20 or 30 Ultra 60s ;^)


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