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Dear Santa

Dear Santa,

I'm sure I've been good enough this year to warrant one of these http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2008/08/13/dell_preps_quad_core_mobile/

(Quad-core, 16G memory, 1G on board, dual H/Drives with 1TB, etc.)

 

Published Thursday, September 18, 2008 10:31 AM by Greg Low

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Adam Machanic said:

Nice specs, but it's a Dell, so if you get it in December it will probably die sometime in mid-March.

September 18, 2008 12:20 AM
 

Shaun Baggett said:

Yowzah Greg!

Maybe we can arrange a bulk buy with a reasonable discount?

September 19, 2008 1:43 AM
 

Peter W. DeBetta said:

I want this for Christmas...

Cray CX1

Redundant Power Supplies Single Phase Hot Swap Power Module

Form Factor Deskside Rolling Tray 1 CX1DSRT

Warranty CXC108 - 3 Years Onsite NBD

CS5408 Storage Node CS5408 (DP - 8 x HS HDD)

2 Xeon Quad-Core E5472 3.0GHz 12M 1600 MHz

32 GB Memory 8x4GB FBDIMM DDR2 800MHz ECC/Reg

Internal Fixed Hard Drive 320GB 7.2K RPM SATA 3Gbps 2.5"

RAID controller LSI SAS/SATA 8708EM2 8 ports, 3GB/s w/ Battery backup

8 250GB Hot-Swap Hard Drives 7.2K RPM SATA 3Gbps 2.5"

And all for just under $25,000

September 24, 2008 3:30 PM

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