duo core question
youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Wed Jan 17 21:49:18 UTC 2007
On Jan 17, 2007, at 11:55 AM, pete wright wrote:
> On 1/16/07, Tsu-Fan Cheng <tfcheng at gmail.com> wrote:
>> thank you guys for reply... very useful... :-)
>> so for you guys who have experiecen with this cpu, do you really
>> "feel" it??
> i think you really need to figure out how you are going to be using
> the system. if you are running a farm of machines running
> multi-threaded app's then i'd say yes - multi-core systems are a
> benefit (as you get more core's to run threads on w/o generating as
> much heat and eating as much power as a second cpu socket).
> if you are running heavily multi-threaded desktop apps, i'd say yes -
> it may be helpful for similar reasons mentioned above.
> if you are using your desktop like %90 of unix people out there
> (web/mail and ssh'ing into servers) i'm not sure having two cores (let
> alone multiple CPU's) is worth the price.
Assuming you're not operating some sort of high-volume web/mail apps :).
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