Virgina Tech to Replace Current G5s with Xserves
According to a report at Slashdot, and commented on by MacRumors and others, Va. Tech is to replace the G5's with new, cooler running and smaller X-Serves. This arrangement was purportedly made when they first purchased the G5's. Makes sense, as Va. Tech needed to get a system up and running as soon as possible to enter into the competition that eventually proclaimed their cluster as the 3rd fastest computer setup in the world. I can see Apple taking back the G5's, refurbishing them and adding a special plaque noting that the computer was once part of the Va. Tech "Big Mac" cluster, or something to that effect. I'm sure there are plenty of people who would want one of those 1100 computers at a special reduced price!