[Beowulf] Barcelona vs. Woodcrest, computational chemistry research

John Leidel john.leidel at gmail.com
Wed Sep 26 04:03:36 PDT 2007

What chem codes are you going to be running [NWChem?]

On 9/26/07, andrew holway <andrew at moonet.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am looking at chips for a small 20 node cluster for computational
> chemistry. I'm trying to get my head around the various merits of the
> different ways the cache work.
> Considering the fairly chunky bits of data that are going to be going
> through, does anyone have any opinion on how the new 1.9 Barcelona
> will perform against a 2.66 woodcrest. Is the Intel front side bus
> going to be a significant bottleneck for this type of application?
> Cheers
> Andy
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