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Old 08-23-2007, 07:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Desk Made Of Processors

This has got to be one of the coolest desks ever. The desk is made out of hundreds of perfectly good Intel Itanium processors:




In March 2007, a project to upgrade one of our customer's computers began. The upgrade took several weeks, with dozens of people working around the clock, resulting one of the fastest supercomputers in the world. Along the way several hundred Itanium CPUs, in perfect working order, were going to be scrapped. I figured I could find a better end for them than the scrap-yard.
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Old 08-23-2007, 07:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
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So those are actually working?
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Old 08-23-2007, 07:45 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Thats what I got out of it
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how are they cooled?
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nice.
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thats pretty sweet. he got a low end super computer for free..
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are those itanuim or itanium2?
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I don't think they're actually on, I think they just still work - as in, they're not fried chips. They were going to be thrown away but he used them for this instead.

At least thats what I get out of it...

Totally sick though.
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That is just the uber pwning desk right there.
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i'd be more impressed with a desk of dual core itanium 2's
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