[rescue] Sun Ultra 60 pricing

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Fri Sep 22 14:12:06 CDT 2006

On Fri, Sep 22, 2006 at 03:20:08PM -0400, Bryan Gurney wrote:

> It's a little better: its SCSI controller is 40 MB/sec.  I've pretty much  
> resigned myself to the fact that this is about as fast as I'm going to get  
> in a cheap SPARC box being sold off by somebody.  I don't know what the  
> going price for a Blade 1000 would be, but it's most likely not under $300.

Of course, you can cheaply add faster SCSI cards if you can live with
external disks.  I have a U2W card in a U5 (one of the few machines
where you could put the faster disks inside).

U160 cards also aren't bad.

Joshua D. Boyd
jdboyd at jdboyd.net

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