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AVADirect, a leading provider of custom computer systems, offers the first personal supercomputer workstation with Dual 8-Core Xeon CPUs, 192GB Memory and Four Graphics Cards. Because of the close partnership with EVGA, AVADirect now offers ground breaking capabilities based on new EVGA SR-X motherboard with wide variety of component combinations to meet the needs of the most demanding professionals or enthusiasts.

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Paired with EVGA for the board? (SR-X)

If so how do they manage 192GB as the board only supports 96GB officially. Id of thought using more than the manufacturer official specs would be a bit of a poor move as surely the manufacturer would state 192GB if indeed the board supported 192GB stably?
 
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But can it play crysis ?
 
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Photoshop? AutoCAD? I LOLed... Common, I could use my old Pentium with 32MB of RAM for those two.
No man, those 2 Xeons and 192 RAM is for using in some apps like CATIA, SolidWorks, Maya, etc,
where you have ubber complex assemblies, or real time rendering and stuff..
 

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Paired with EVGA for the board? (SR-X)

If so how do they manage 192GB as the board only supports 96GB officially. Id of thought using more than the manufacturer official specs would be a bit of a poor move as surely the manufacturer would state 192GB if indeed the board supported 192GB stably?
Maybe a BIOS update will allow the board to manage 16 GB sticks.
 
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Still prefer the older SR2, this one [SR-X] dont stand a chance @ gaming versus the old one.

Yes you can have 16/32 "cores" but no OC, the SR2 maybe "only" have 12/24 "cores" but you can OC those Xeon´s [1366] over 4.8, and that makes all the difference.
 
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sweet my next rig over12 years
 
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Photoshop? AutoCAD? I LOLed... Common, I could use my old Pentium with 32MB of RAM for those two.
No man, those 2 Xeons and 192 RAM is for using in some apps like CATIA, SolidWorks, Maya, etc,
where you have ubber complex assemblies, or real time rendering and stuff..
Using AutoCAD on a Pentium? Man you must get crappy performance or just using LT version
 

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Photoshop? AutoCAD? I LOLed... Common, I could use my old Pentium with 32MB of RAM for those two.
No man, those 2 Xeons and 192 RAM is for using in some apps like CATIA, SolidWorks, Maya, etc,
where you have ubber complex assemblies, or real time rendering and stuff..
My troll-sense is not the most sofisticated, but is this trolling? :wtf:
 
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No word on price?
My bet would be you can buy a decent new car for what this costs...
 
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Still prefer the older SR2, this one [SR-X] dont stand a chance @ gaming versus the old one.

Yes you can have 16/32 "cores" but no OC, the SR2 maybe "only" have 12/24 "cores" but you can OC those Xeon´s [1366] over 4.8, and that makes all the difference.
TBH all of the SR series are not designed for gaming anyways ;)
 
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sr are not standart server boards
 

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i know that.. its just a typical name to call a dual/qoad socket board a server board
 
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I grew an extra testicle after reading the news post! I think it needs more RAM ;)
 

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super computers should include dedicated RAID cards...
 
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Holy fak! I want one!
 
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Holy fak! I want one!
What? This piece of crap? Naw, grab yourself one of those Supermicro workstations posted last month. 5 GPU support, 512GB RAM, and still has two slots leftover for that RAID card Rhino thinks it needs :)
 
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Built an $11,000 PC on their site for the hell of it. Got bored, could of mad on MUCH more expensive. They charge $4k extra for the maxed out dual 8 core. I'm sure they will find plenty of suckers.
 
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scratch that, $66,000 before i went crazy on that site. About the price of a 2013 GT 500 with 5 years of gas and insurance
 

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i am assuming since this is a delivered appliance that AVADirect includes support for that cost. i would hope so at least...
 

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i am assuming since this is a delivered appliance that AVADirect includes support for that cost. i would hope so at least...
Nope, you pay extra for support.
 

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wow, so since we are literally just talking about the purchase of hardware that requires no special skill to assemble why would anyone pay that price?
 

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#25
No. For example AutoCAD 14 have a 4x86 as minimum req specs. ;)
You need to use and example better than AutoCAD 14... I was using 14 in my third year of college in 97... We were using Pentium 100 pc's then.. :banghead: You are joking right? I'm not saying you need a supercomputer to run AutoCAD but you don't need it to run solidworks either..

EDIT: I'm getting to old.. lol
 
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