This is what 160 Mac Minis in a rack look like

160_Mac_mini_Rack

Steve decided to make his own XServe since Apple stopped making them. His solution includes 160 Mac Minis in a custom rack with customized power connectors and cooling. Make sure to check out the complete blog (it’s only about 10 posts).

Looks like this turned out to be a nice upgrade since he was putting 40 XServe’s in a single rack giving him 320 cores per rack. The new Mac mini configuration will no give him 640 real cores (1280 hyper-threaded cores).

I love the poll on the sidebar, I voted for “Nope, Not at all!”

Mac Mini Rack Poll

via In Production….. | Steve’s Blog.

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