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I’ll take a Cray as long as you pay the maintenance and electric bill! Jeez, in the NLE I described we’ve got a 700 watt power supply (because we didn’t want to pay for the electricity for a 1000w!) One thing even the macie’s always neglect in trying to win hearts and minds is the little detail of having an uninterrupted power supply (UPS, not postal service) to go with one’s high powered rig. You need a ups that’s 200w or higher than the computer (don’t forget the monitor(s)) to give you enough battery power to safely save and shutdown in a power outtage. Once you start getting past 600w those things get expensive!