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Originally posted by Spectre
That is some "big iron" they are picking up! Talk about scalability...
The power of so many CPUs harnessed to a single task is just staggering. The aged SETI@Home distributed processing project is using over five million home PCs, running part-time, to garner a whopping 33.14 TeraFLOPs/sec. To have that kind of computational power in the room with you would be an alomst religious experience! I am interested in the practical aspects of these monter machine, like how they keep them cool.
SETI@Home current computational statistics
Originally posted by GrndLkNatv
Surprised they can make anything considering the way they treat their employees. I was #..6254 in their system, 6 issued Patents, 6 pending and the losers threatened to fire me if I went to my own fathers funeral so I quit. IBM trash, makes trash, will always be trash.
Save your money. In 7 years, that will be available in a cheap laptop.