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Newsgroups: comp.arch
From: lfm@pgroup.com (Larry Meadows)
Subject: Re: x86 multiprocessing comparison question
Date: Sat, 10 Jul 1993 02:01:51 GMT

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A 16-head Cray C90 with some reasonable amount of disk costs $40M
For $40M, you could buy 4000 workstations and have enough left over to
buy a really cool switch with which to hook them together.

So what would you rather have pulling your wagon, 16 oxen or 4000 chickens
with a frictionless harness?
[..]

Larry Meadows		The Portland Group
lfm@pgroup.com