[Beowulf] AMD 6100 vs Intel 5600

Greg Lindahl lindahl at pbm.com
Wed Apr 7 11:47:18 PDT 2010

On Tue, Apr 06, 2010 at 03:45:48PM -0400, Alex Chekholko wrote:

> I think this is an unusual situation, historically speaking.

The price/perf curve has always had a knee, and it is always advancing
towards more cores/box.

One nice thing about AMD's market share woes is that you can often get
their higher-end processors at a discount -- which means you can get
more cores for your $$ and choose bigger boxes.

-- greg

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