Mercury ships Cell-based blades


— 11:39 AM on January 11, 2006

Although rumors continue to swirl that Sony's PlayStation 3 may be delayed, the Cell processor is already shipping in another device. Mercury Computer Systems is giving customers early access to Cell-based blade servers. The servers sports two Cell BE processors running at 2.4GHz, 512MB of XDR SDRAM per processor, 40GB hard drives, and dual Ethernet ports. A variant of Yellow Dog Linux handles the operating system. Mercury hasn't released the price of its Cell-based blades, but additional information can be found here.

 
   
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