[Beowulf] Register article on Opteron - disagree
agrajag at dragaera.net
Tue Nov 23 10:05:45 PST 2004
On Mon, 2004-11-22 at 19:06, Greg Lindahl wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 22, 2004 at 10:17:55AM -0500, Sean Dilda wrote:
> > On Mon, 2004-11-22 at 00:57, Joe Landman wrote:
> > > If a Nocona follow-on follows the design of the Opteron (IOMMU
> > > and HT, among other things), then things could get quite interesting.
> > >
> > I can't imagine why Intel would drop a feature (HT) to match Opteron.
> AMD has Hyper Transport, Intel has Hyper Threading. The first gets you
> better memory and I/O bandwidth, the second is the thing you turn off
> in the BIOS to keep it from screwing up your MPI runs.
Thanks. That was just a bad case of acronym-collision on my part.
Sorry for the mistake.
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