SGI Claims its New Altix System Brings High-End Linux Computing to Those with Low-End Budgets | GenomeWeb

SGI last week unveiled the latest — and lowest-priced — member of its growing Altix line of servers and clusters built on 64-bit Linux and Itanium 2 processors. The Altix 330 server contains the same shared-memory architecture as higher-end Altix systems that can cost in the millions of dollars, but is priced starting at $7,000 for a 1U chassis.

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