My predicted 3rd Gen threadripper prices

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Re: My predicted 3rd Gen threadripper prices

Post by Dann Corbit » Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:21 pm

On the other hand, $20K for RAM might be worth it if it was enough to help build the 7 man Syzygy DTM tables.

And I can get a 7702p box here :
https://www.broadberry.com/high-perform ... single-pro

with 896GB RAM (albeit 2666MHz) for $17K, so $25K gets the full blown server, properly configured. (Limited to 3 GPUs, though)

I guess the best solution will be the TRX80 and WRX80 boards. I bet they will hold more than 256GB RAM.

Every solution I find seems to lack something I want, so I am forced into waiting, and MAN, I hate waiting.
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Re: My predicted 3rd Gen threadripper prices

Post by dragontamer5788 » Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:49 pm

Dann Corbit wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:21 pm
On the other hand, $20K for RAM might be worth it if it was enough to help build the 7 man Syzygy DTM tables.

And I can get a 7702p box here :
https://www.broadberry.com/high-perform ... single-pro

with 896GB RAM (albeit 2666MHz) for $17K, so $25K gets the full blown server, properly configured. (Limited to 3 GPUs, though)

I guess the best solution will be the TRX80 and WRX80 boards. I bet they will hold more than 256GB RAM.

Every solution I find seems to lack something I want, so I am forced into waiting, and MAN, I hate waiting.
8x RAID0 NVMe SSDs == 28GBps read/write speeds, tested on practical Gen1 Threadripper hardware. $150-per-1TB NVMe SSD x8 == $1,200 + the ASUS Hyper M.2 X16 (4x NVMe SSDs per x16 slot).

Flash might be sufficient. Latency is much worse, but given enough threads you might be able to actually use all 28GBps in something like building endgame TBs.

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