[svlug] looking to buy inexpensive PCs for a cluster project

Greg Herlein gherlein at herlein.com
Mon Mar 28 21:20:48 PST 2016


A year ago I bought 2x Dell mini-desktops with 4GB of RAM, 120GB of disk
and a 2.3GHz dual core Intel CPU for $40 each.  I'd buy at least 4 more if
I could.

Easiest for me if they are all the same.



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On Mon, Mar 28, 2016 at 4:23 PM, Jason Eads <jeads442 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Can they be heterogenous, or do you need a lot of the same machine?
>
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> - Jason R. Eads <http://jason-randolph-eads.me/>
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> On Mon, Mar 28, 2016 at 4:09 PM, Sarah Newman <newmans at sonic.net> wrote:
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>> What specs, what architecture, and what does low cost mean?
>>
>> On 03/28/2016 08:41 AM, Greg Herlein wrote:
>> > Anyone have a lead on some inexpensive lower-end PCs (that will run
>> linux of course)?  I am looking at a small side project to build a cluster
>> of
>> > sorts.  No, I don't want to do this in the cloud.
>>
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