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Hardware, Embedded Systems It this post offers a walkthrough of the building of a powerful, yet affordable workstation. Each of the parts was carefully chosen and the build was extensively detailed. There were some problems, but those were worked around and the end result was an impressive 64-bit workhorse.
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Workstation with 64GB RAM?
by kloty on Thu 11th Sep 2008 06:39 UTC
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I'm thinking of buying a workstation for my work, but I need about 64GB of RAM (I'm working in EDA industry and the latest designs need lot of RAM). Can anyone recommend which workstation can provide this?


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RE: Workstation with 64GB RAM?
by collinm on Thu 11th Sep 2008 07:25 in reply to "Workstation with 64GB RAM?"
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check hp and dell workstation

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RE[2]: Workstation with 64GB RAM?
by Vlad on Thu 11th Sep 2008 07:36 in reply to "RE: Workstation with 64GB RAM?"
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Or Sun.

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RE: Workstation with 64GB RAM?
by cjcoats on Thu 11th Sep 2008 19:11 in reply to "Workstation with 64GB RAM?"
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Have a look at the Colfax CX1275 [ workstation (about $10K with two X5450 3GHz quad-cores, 64GB RAM, 4TB RAID, dual Samsung 245T's, and the rest of "nice fixings":

Supermicro 7045A-WTB

Supports 2-way Dual-Core / Quad-Core Intel® Xeon® Processors (45nm)
Intel 5400 Chipset
Up to 64GB 800/667MHz DDR2 ECC FB-DIMM (Fully Buffered DIMM)
2(x16) PCI-Express 2.0 Slots
2 64-bit 133MHz PCI-X Slots
2 32-bit PCI Slots
1 UIO Slot

Tower / 4U Rackmountable Chassis
8 x 1" Hot-Swappable SAS / SATA Drive Bays
2 x 5.25" Peripheral Drive Bays

Cooling - 4 x 5000 RPM Hot-Swappable PWM Cooling Fans
- 1 x 4000 RPM Hot-Swappable PWM Rear Exhaust Fan
- 1 x Air Shroud

865W Low-Noise Power Supply
ALC 883 High Definition 7.1 Channel Audio
Intel® 82575EB Dual-Port Gigabit Ethernet Controller

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