[clug] Which to go for?

Andrew Janke a.janke at gmail.com
Sat Jan 16 02:22:37 MST 2010

>> Nothing can beat a core i7 920 at the moment for bang for your buck.
>> An i7 is essentially 8 cores in a single cpu with hyperthreading.
> Hmm.. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Intel_Core_i7_microprocessors#.22Bloomfield.22_.2845_nm.29
> That's about $307.826 AUD and market price is ~$350.
> Also, how about the Mobo then? Thanks.

I use Core i7 920's (overclocked to 3.0Ghz with the stock cooler) on
MSI motherboards with 6GB of DDR3 RAM with a OCZ Vertex 30GB SSD for
cheap linux clustering work.  I can make one of these with a Cheap $80
case for just a frazzle over $900.

Parts are from umart usually.

Andrew Janke
(a.janke at gmail.com || http://a.janke.googlepages.com/)
Canberra->Australia    +61 (402) 700 883

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