[Beowulf] Re: Opteron 275 performance

Greg Lindahl lindahl at pathscale.com
Wed Jul 27 10:39:06 PDT 2005

On Wed, Jul 27, 2005 at 12:43:32PM -0400, Steve Cousins wrote:

> We are considering getting a Dual Dual-Core Opteron system vs. two Dual
> Opteron systems.

The dual-core system should be cheaper. But the two dual Opterons will
have a faster clock and twice as much memory bandwidth. So depending on 
how much your code likes memory bandwidth...

-- greg

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