[CentOS] Motherboards for HPC applications

Joshua Baker-LePain jlb17 at duke.edu
Tue Mar 9 16:35:44 UTC 2010


On Tue, 9 Mar 2010 at 9:49pm, Chan Chung Hang Christopher wrote

> If cpu processing power is the sole criteria, then why limit to
> dual-socket boards and not go for quad-socket boards?

In general, the price goes up non-linearly as you go above 2 sockets, 
making 2 sockets the sweet spot when it comes to price/performance.

-- 
Joshua Baker-LePain
QB3 Shared Cluster Sysadmin
UCSF


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