I have a limited budget, and I want to buy a high speed network interface cards and a switch to connect multiple PCs into a local network (just a couple of meters away from one another) for HPC research.
Some of the key points for me are:
Taking all of that into account what models should I look to buy? Perhaps some older models from a couple of years ago?
What are some caveats in building a system like that that I should consider?
What should I expect in terms of latency?
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