“Contrary to a report by CNET News.com yesterday, Apple is not planning a distinct Cluster Node version of the Xeon-based Xserve,” MacNN reports.
“Both ZDNet and CNET News.com, which ran reports yesterday on the October introduction of Cluster Node version of Apple’s Intel-Xserve, have pulled their respective articles without any correction notice or explanation. However, MacNN has learned that Apple has no plans for such a configuration, instead as the base model, full-featured dual-dual core Xserve is almost the same price — only $200 more — as the old Cluster Node model,” MacNN reports.
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MacDailyNews Take: CNET still mentions a cluster node Xserve is coming in the articleto which we linked earlier today here.
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