[Beowulf] Re: Opteron 275 performance
Robert G. Brown
rgb at phy.duke.edu
Fri Jul 29 19:54:25 PDT 2005
Greg Lindahl writes:
> On Fri, Jul 29, 2005 at 07:22:18PM -0400, Robert G. Brown wrote:
>> If not, as always, I welcome an informative whomp upside the head from
>> the more knowledgeable.
> You forgot to make fun of both marketing departments for using terms
> that begin with HYPE. What were they thinking?
HYPE? Yipe! "Ultra" yipe, even. And both of them Hype-r T* to boot,
to absolutely guarantee that only the most compulsive and knowledgeable
customers will have a clue as to which thing that they think that
they're talking about that they're ACTUALLY talking about, with any
particular processor. I find it difficult to keep straight, and I
seriously did spend a long day reading all (well, a lot:-) about both.
However, this statement contains an obvious oxymoron. You wrote a
statement about marketing departments and thinking...
Might as well ask what my dog is thinking.
> Yummy beer.
Hmmm, that's a remarkably good guess. Yes, my dog could be thinking
about yummy beer. My brother-in-law's dogs definitely are. He feeds
them occasional sips of Bell's Amber Ale. It's pretty yummy. But
marketing departments? Naaaaah....
> -- g
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