[rescue] Rescue Challenge..?

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 1 19:27:02 CDT 2009

On Aug 1, 2009, at 5:16 PM, Harold Berninghausen  
<haroldkarl at gmail.com> wrote:

> of course an E450 would be the crap out of a cyclequad... well at
> least my E450 with 4 480s and 4gigs ram would beat my cyclequad with 4
> 480s (seen as ~420mhz) with I think 4 gigs ram (some only hold 3
> gig)...

My Gigapound Cycles metric was designed to be platform agnostic  
(PowerPC vs. SPARC vs. MIPS would be considered equal, save clock  
speed and core count).

In my mind, with similar E450 and cyclequads on the table, the metric  
I proposed would put the E450 on top, as it should...

> what about if I strapped 2 full E4500s together? or those with a  
> full E3500?

If they 'present' as a single system, then yes (I am biased, I have  
about a dozen U2s I could lash together in some sort of compute  

> no PEECEES need apply...

Their weight works against them, silly flimsy chassis...

> -- 
> Harold Berninghausen
> 2426 Pacific AVE Apt #A
> Forest Grove, OR 97116
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