[clug] Which to go for?

Ishwor Gurung ishwor.gurung at gmail.com
Sat Jan 16 02:47:39 MST 2010

2010/1/16 Andrew Janke <a.janke at gmail.com>:
>> case for just a frazzle over $900.
> Although I just checked now and it would seem that prices have gone up! :(
> Intel Core i7 920 Processor LGA1366 2.66GHz 8MB Cache CPU               $359.00
> Kingston 6GB(3 X 2GB) DDR3-1333MHZ              $185.00
> OCZ 30G Vertex Series SSD               $219.00
> CoolerMaster RC310 Elite Black/Blue with 420W + HD Audio                $84.00
> MSI X58 Pro-E X58 LGA1366 1600OC DrMos ATX              $229.00
> Total           $1076.00
> The 920 and the motherboard mainly. :(  You could drop the SSD and get
> back in the $900 range.  But I  highly recommend them, I am currently
> running an OCZ Vertex 30GB SSD NFS shared /home directory on a 50 CPU
> cluster and it is performing like a little champion.
> Yes, I know everyone is telling me that my whites will turn purple and
> the cat is going to die but so far I am a _very_ happy camper.  Faster
> than dual 10k RPM raid disks, less heat, and a lot simpler.  Probably
> to do with /home copping thousands of small writes to .bash_history
> files, reading .bash_profile and the likes as each job
> starts/stops/does stuff.

Hmm.. what filesystem Andrew?
Ishwor Gurung
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