Parallella your thoughts

Discussion in 'Distributed Computing' started by Kiska, Nov 3, 2012.

  1. Kiska

    Kiska Senior member

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    The Parallella only available though kickstarter features a dual-core ARM processor, Epiphany 16-core co-processor, 1GB RAM, Ubuntu OS. With these specs it gets upto 90 GFLOPS so what are your thoughts? I bought one should come next year may. :s
     
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    Rudy Toody Diamond Member

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    Ken g6 Programming Moderator, Elite Member
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    Oh, yeah, that processor. I noticed a thread on Mersenneforum about that, but didn't think to mention it here because their opinion was generally negative. And I didn't find that until a couple of hours (literally) after the kickstarter closed.
     
  4. Kiska

    Kiska Senior member

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    I already chipped in $119 so I will get mine next year May. I will get to try it at least right? :/
     
  5. Sunny129

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    actually the specs you listed (the 16-core processor) would only churn out 32 GFLOPS...its the 64-core processor that would peak at 90 GFLOPS. i'm not sure which one you'll be receiving in May...
     
  6. Kiska

    Kiska Senior member

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    *Shrugs* Got no idea too
     
  7. Vertaxis

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    You'll get the 16-core. For the 64-core, they would have had to raise over $3 million in the Kickstarter.