Cray is releasing a personal supercomputer the cray CX1 which will run Microsoft HPC Server 2008 operating system. It will start off at $25,000 and goes to $80,000 or more
The CX1 chassis has enough room for eight blades of single- or dual-socket Intel Xeon processors. In today’s presentation, Cray said the current peak configuration for the chassis is 64 cores with 3.4 GHz bus working at 786 gigaflops. Each chassis can be connected to up to 4 TB of storage.