Rackmount MP AMD boxes?

Jose M Rodriguez josemi at freebsd.jazztel.es
Sun May 15 10:06:40 PDT 2005

El Domingo, 15 de Mayo de 2005 18:27, Ken Gunderson escribió:
> Jose M Rodriguez wrote:
> > El Domingo, 15 de Mayo de 2005 07:25, gnn at freebsd.org escribió:
> >>At Sun, 15 May 2005 12:42:03 +0800,
> >>
> The dual core support is nice plus.  From the pricing I've seen,
> however, a single dual core comes in substantially higher than 2
> single core cpu's.  But then this is just w/my upstream distributor's
> pricing, not shopping the net at large....  Such a strategy offers a
> very attractive option;-)

I think this is a little wrong point. a four proc system based on two 
dual-core cpus in a 2-way motherboard is less expensive than a four 
proc system based on four cpus in a 4-way one.

Also, the dual-core system may use DDR400 an 1000 Hypertransport with 
near half the power (0.095 core).


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