AMD or Intel?
kometen at gmail.com
Mon Sep 10 23:11:59 PDT 2007
> I really haven't kept pace with Intel versus AMD in a while, my
> understanding is that AMD is still the only 64bit game in town.
Pls. don't top post!!
> * Palle Girgensohn <girgen at pingpong.net> [070910 03:16] wrote:
> > Hi,
> > We are looking at getting a server for running postgresql. Only postgresql,
> > a dedicated machine. Since we know FreeBSD very well, we plan on using it
> > as the OS.
> > We have an offer for an IBM server, x3650, with 2 * DC Intel Xeon 5160,
> > Raid with two clusters, one for database and one for xlog. Loads and loads
> > of RAM.
> > Now, I hear rumors that AMD is to be preferred over Intel for performance
> > reasons. Any comments on that? Are we better off getting AMD processors,
> > when running Unix?
> > Regards,
> > Palle
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