[AG-TECH] AG single node hardware

Jeremy Mann jeremymann at gmail.com
Wed Oct 4 13:23:28 CDT 2006

Patrick, I built a portable AG node from an earlier Supermicro board
that supports dual Intel Xeon 3.4 processors. I know its not the dual
core, but it has been working for stable for about two years now.
Combined with onboard audio, 3 WinTV capture cards and a quad Matrox
G200-MMS video card, even with a lot of video streams the system is
almost idle.

On 10/4/06, Patrick Hillyer <A02PRH1 at wpo.cso.niu.edu> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I am looking at constructing a single computer Access Grid node.  I've
> been to the http://www.accessgrid.org/hardware site and done numerous
> web searches, but have not been able to locate current "build your own"
> single board node information.   I was wondering if anyone has
> experience with modern Supermicro boards(particularly the current dual
> core Xeon systems).  I'm considering the X7DAE, X7DBE, or X7DB3 and
> would like you to share good or bad experiences.  I'm also concerned
> about the noise level if I go with a recommended Supermicro case for one
> of these boards.  If not Supermicro, is there a dual processor Xeon 5100
> series board that is "recommended?" Or should I avoid building from
> scratch?
> Thanks to all in advance.
> - Patrick
> ---------------------------------------------------
> Patrick Hillyer
> Network Engineer
> NIUTel
> (815) 753-8550  phone
> (815) 753-0198  fax
> phillyer at niu.edu


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