[Beowulf] FPU performance of Intel CPUs

Mikhail Kuzminsky kus at free.net
Mon Apr 6 10:08:41 PDT 2009

In message from John Hearns <hearnsj at googlemail.com> (Mon, 6 Apr 2009 
17:45:37 +0100):
>2009/4/6 Jones de Andrade <johannesrs at gmail.com>:
>> That's a thing that rises a question for me...
>> Will beowulfers start to accept "manufacturers auto-overclock" as a
>> feature... ou will choose motherboards that allows you to disable 
>>this?  ;)
>> Concerning Nehalems, of course.
>I read up about this.
>You can always disable it using ACPI

If you use good parallelized program w/high CPUs utilization, 
I beleive, you SHOULD disable turbo-boost mode :-)

Mikhail Kuzminsky
Computer Assistance to Chemical Research Center
Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry RAS

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