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Hardware lust: trading PC with 6-monitors

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For any of you that have had problems with window docking / undocking and not opening in the same place every time, especially when you have multiple windows open on one screen, I've been using Ultraview Desktop Manager for some months now - it really makes it easy to tidy up the screen spaces and keep it the same way after every restart. I'm not affiliated with that vendor at all, just thought that this thread would be a place visited by folks who need to manage all the real estate on their desks.

Sorry guys, I had a brainfart, I previously used Ultraview but have been using DisplayFusion for the last few months. I like DisplayFusion (again, I not affiliated with that vendor at all.)

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6 new screens just arrived : 6 X Philips 28" (3840 x 2160) 4K
I already have 6 similar screens (27" with lower resolution, i'm very happy with that setting)

Now waiting for the new hardware parts for the new trading machine to arrive...

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OMG!

That's so cool

But to tell you the truth, I reducing my screens.
Had 8, then went to 6, and now I only have 4.
Had way too much information on them.

Regardless, I love to see setups like these

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The new server will be based on the following parts :

CPU : Intel I7 6950X 3Ghz (10 cores / 20 threads)
MB : Asus Rampage Extreme
RAM : 128Gb Corsair DDR4 (Dominator platinum)
HD : SSD Samsung 850 pro (1Gb) + 4Gb western digital
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1000 w silent power supply

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GPU : 2 X GeForce GTX 1070 (SLI bridged)
...

Warning with the noise with these cards!
And you can tell us the truth: this is a setup for X-Plane or Overwatch, not for trading purposes .
Or maybe for CUDA, then you have my blessing

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Or maybe for CUDA, then you have my blessing

you are too smart !

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Hi! How is 4k working together with NT7? are there scaling issues? cool build

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Hi! How is 4k working together with NT7? are there scaling issues? cool build

I don't know yet, I only have my screens and i'm waiting for the components to arrive to assemble the new server
and test everything. NT is only a small part of my environment.
But i will post when i get to the results..
It will probably take another week, the RAM was missing in the inventory..

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Coming..

New HW parts are expected to arrive tomorrow, shipment has been announced this evening.
the setup should be able to generate a total aggregated 18.3 TFLOPS..

I am already excited and curious to do some testing with it..

10core/20 thread I7-6950
128GB DDR4 dominator platinum RAM
1TB SSD pro
2 X GTX nvidia 1070 in SLI ( 2 X 8GB


cray 2 super computer had 1.9 giga flops in 1985 (this new setting is 10.000 faster
in 2012 a cray titan was able to produce 17.59 terra flops
the current super computer Sunway TaihuLight is able to produce 93 terraflops

my desktop will be 25% of worlds fastest computer, that is enough of an edge...

I will post some metrics as the setting is up.

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the current super computer Sunway TaihuLight is able to produce 93 terraflops

It's actually 93 petaflops. You'd need a linear scaling of 4000 of your computer to get there.

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