[Beowulf] Roadrunner picture

Maurice Hilarius maurice at harddata.com
Tue Jul 15 12:41:20 PDT 2008


"Jon Aquilina" <eagles051387 at gmail.com>  wrote:
> ..also why opterons wouldnt there be a better performance gain from
> the new 45nm quad core intel's with 12mb cache?
>   
The memory bandwidth on the XEONS is quite restrictive for many types of 
calculations,
plus the overall power consumption on large memory systems using XEONS 
and FBDIMMS is also a factor.


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