[nSLUG] 25 gigaflops for home and office: Microwulf

George N. White III gnwiii at gmail.com
Sat Sep 1 08:18:21 ADT 2007


"So far as we can tell, this is the first supercomputer to have this
low price/performance ratio—the first to cost less than $100/Gflop,"

"Microwulf has been measured to process 26.25 gigaflops, or 26.25
billion double-precision floating point instructions, per second. It
achieves this performance by relying on four dual-core motherboards
connected by an 8-port Gigabyt Ethernet switch."

<http://www.calvin.edu/news/releases/2007-08/microwulf.htm>

The system is built as a stack of 4 micro-ATX system boards sitting on
a PSU and
the switch and runs on 115v AC.  Instructions for building your own
are available.

-- 
George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia



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