Re: Talos™ II Secure Workstation Pre-Order
A little update about the PCIe bandwidth:
I asked, if only one CPU is equipped, if only 1x PCIe x16 and 1x PCIe 8x is available.
He said, looks correct, but he will check this.
> Am 11.08.2017 um 16:46 schrieb Carlos <MPC7500v2@gmail.com>:
> AFAIK, the US prices are always without taxes.
> Don’t forget the import tax, you have to pay. For Germany 19%, if I’m right.
> You can try, to let send the POWER9 system from a private person to the EU. But if this fails, you have to pay also a tax penalty, AFAIK.
> Additional informations about the system:
> - E-ATX (12“ x 13“) mainboard
> - With the 3U HSF assemblies, noise is very low.
> - Power consumption of the POWER9 is far less than POWER8
> - If you buy the Dual CPU bundle, the PSU needs a dual EPS 12V connector
> - no mini PCIe slot
> - No M2 slot
> - 1x OCuLink port (what is this?)
> - 6x 4-pin fan connectors on the mainboard
> - To provide maximal PCIe bandwidth for all peripherals, each slot is serviced by a dedicated CPU. As such, two CPUs are required to activate all PCIe slots
> Important note:
> Pre-order is required. They will watching the outcome of this preorder process, i.e. whether there is enough expected demand to expand further into OpenPOWER-based libre-friendly
> systems or if they end up going a different direction entirely.
> The shipping costs with „United States Postal Service Priority International"
> Single CPU bundle: 110$
> The whole system cannot be delivered: „Shipper cannot accept package“
> I think, I will pre-order the Single CPU bundle :-)
>> Am 11.08.2017 um 13:26 schrieb Chaos Wombat <email@example.com>:
>> I'm seeing a price of $2,300 in the U.S.
>> But the exchange rate is 1 US dollar = 0.852 euros, so that's only 1959€.
>> Is that price including VAT? If not, they're gouging you. If so, your government is gouging you. Either way, have someone in the U.S. order it for you.