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What's the LET consensus on E7?
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What's the LET consensus on E7?

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  • 28Tom28Tom Disabled

    LET look at it often based on Cores. 1 CPU is RRP $7000. For that you can get 3-4 Dual E5 nodes off ebay. Which has a lot more cores in total

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  • WilliamWilliam Member, Provider
    edited November 2015

    E7 is very rare - You basically only use them if you have a very special usage case (like 3way+ CPU mirroring for military and financial setups, E5 only does 1+1 while E7 would do up to 1+7) or you, due to SW limitation, need 288 2.5Ghz cores with 12TB RAM (8x1.5TB) in a single machine.

    For this ability you pay a HIGH premium - per benchmark point E7 is extremely expensive compared to even E5 and the surrounding HW (MB, case, RAM) is not cheap either.

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  • ehabehab Member
    edited November 2015

    deadbeef , what are you upto? :D are you talking with tricky again.

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  • @ehab said:
    deadbeef , what are you upto? :D are you talking with tricky again.

    wut?

  • @deadbeef said:

    ignore me, i was trying to be funny looks like i need a smack to be quite today.

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  • jhjh Member

    I've only really seen it used when a company relies on certain software that needs to be run on one machine. It doesn't make sense for most people. I have seen some E7's on Dell Outlet if you want one though ;)

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    Greetings of the day!!!!

  • I read the title as "What's the LET consensus on LET?" at first!

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  • ehab said: looks like i need a smack to be quite today

    Happen to oblige.

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  • ehabehab Member
    edited November 2015

    ouch, that hurts... so bad ... BIRDIE numnum

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