Ultra 20’s big bro the ultra 40
Well someone has found a leak, about the Ultra 20’s big brother, from the rumor mill it is dual core, dual CPU’s. Drool!!
Here are the details from the manual that can be found on Sun’s own web site
2x AMD Opteron socket 940 cpu’s single or dual core 2.0 GHz and faster
8x PC 3200 DIMM slots, 2GB per slot up to 32GB ECC memory
2 on-board 10/100/1000 base-t gigabit Ethernet
2x pci-e 16x slots
2x pci-e 4x slots
2x pci 33mhz 32 bit slots
8x usb 2.0 connectors
2x firewire connectors
Sun keeps making cool products how can they fail!!!
GO SUN!!!Update: there is an Ultra 45, being released soon as evidenced by this link. I'm still investigating more details as they come availible.
Update #2: a osnews reader has found sudgested pricing for the Ultra 40.
and got this:
A71-NPB2-AD-4GB-DR $5,395 E Ultra 40 - 254, 4GB, FX1400 New
A71-NWB1-AJ-1GB-DR $2,295 E Ultra 40 - 246, 1GB, NVS285 New
A71-PFB2-AK-8GB-DS $7,795 E Ultra 40 - 280, 8GB, FX3450 New