Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 3rd Jun 2006 16:12 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Morphos In a comment on the Power.org blog, Pieter Van den Abeele wrote that Genesi will be releasing the Open Server Workstation, which will be based on the PowerPC 970 (G5) chip. The system is scheduled for release this month give or take a few weeks, and will cost $1599. Developers can also register for a free workstation.
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RE[3]: g5
by Simba on Sun 4th Jun 2006 05:12 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: g5"
Simba
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2005-10-08

Is that just for the board and processors though? Keep in mind that $1599 is most likely for an entire system.

(Also, the PowerPC 970MP is arguably a more capable processor than the Opteron. It supports more RAM, gives you twice as many GPRs, consumes less power, etc.)

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