Based on the benchmark configuration list prices, Sun's Starfire server achieved better price performance than IBM's p690/HPC with Sun's price performance of $8.
What does SF stand for?
SF stands for Starfire (gaming, World of Warcraft)
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- Spreading Factor
- Square Foot/Feet
- Stable au Feu (French: Reaction to Fire)
- Stakeholder Forum
- Standard Form
- Staple Food
- Star Field
- Star Fox (video game)
- Star Fury (online game)
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Worldwide Computer Products News-26 July 2001-Sun launches Starfire server with 466MHz CPUs (C)1995-2001 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Although the Sun Microsystems Starfire Enterprise 10000 servers have been on the market for two years, the company has yet to run the TPC-C benchmark on them.
Continuing with the mainframe metaphor, what Sun is effectively offering are end of generation kickers for the current Starfire line server line, fitting them with 400MHz UltraSparc IIs ( with a 450MHz crank in the wings) before the next-generation Serengeti servers using the UltraSparc III Cheetah become available.