[Beowulf] single machine with 500 GB of RAM

Vincent Diepeveen diep at xs4all.nl
Wed Jan 9 10:33:11 PST 2013


On Jan 9, 2013, at 6:00 PM, Andrew Holway wrote:

> As its a single thread I doubt that faster memory is going to help  
> you much. It's going to suck whatever you do.

Memory latency of DDR3 is significantly faster than DDR2 for random  
accesses.

And i don't speak about 32 bytes only (as DDR3 can already abort  
after 32 bytes prematurely).
There is a lot of differences favouring DDR3.

>
> Am 9 Jan 2013 um 17:29 schrieb Jörg Saßmannshausen  
> <j.sassmannshausen at ucl.ac.uk>:



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