Cornell's Supercomputer Is Built from Pentium Chips | GenomeWeb

ITHACA, NY--Cornell University researchers may have created the most cost-effective supercomputer in a project that linked off-the-shelf components--a cluster of 256 Intel Pentium III microprocessors--together to act as a super-computer. The machine, called the AC3 Velocity Cluster, consists of 64 rack-mounted Dell Poweredge 6350 servers, each incorporating four Pentium III chips and running Microsoft's Windows NT.

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