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Win a CX1

Microsoft is evidently sponsoring a give away to encourage folks to download the latest version of HPC Server. Here are the details, from a Microsoft-sponsored site with an odd domain name (superduosupersweeps.com)

Enter our Super Duo Super Sweeps by January 31, 2009 and you could win:

  • A Cray CX1 desk-side supercomputer
  • One of 10 Premium MSDN Visual Studio Professional subscriptions
  • One of 10 Xbox 360 consoles

This dynamic duo is bringing high productivity supercomputing into the mainstream. Cray CX1 supercomputers with Microsoft Windows® HPC Server 2008 and Intel Xeon Processors provide “Ease-of-Everything” for new users of HPC for as little as $25,000. 3 easy steps to enter:

  1. Register now!
  2. Download the Cray CX1 and Windows HPC Server 2008 datasheet.
  3. Download the free 180-day Windows HPC Server 2008 evaluation copy.

Let me break down that domain name for you. The Super Duo is Cray and Microsoft, and the “Super Sweeps” is the afformentioned chance to win a CX1. Yeah, I’m not crazy about the domain name either, but your own CX1? Sweet. Enter here.

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