dual vs single core opteron 100's
kgunders at teamcool.net
Fri Jan 27 13:12:43 PST 2006
On Fri, 27 Jan 2006 22:04:55 +0100
Daniel Rock <freebsd at deadcafe.de> wrote:
> Ken Gunderson schrieb:
> > On Fri, 27 Jan 2006 19:40:06 +0100
> > Daniel Rock <freebsd at deadcafe.de> wrote:
> >> Besides the different CPUID, Athlon64 X2 (with 2x1MB Cache) and Dual-Core
> >> Opteron 1xx are exactly the same.
> > Are you sure about this? For example, Opteron 1xx use ECC RAM
> So does the Athlon64 (even the single core and socket 754 ones)
> > Also the Opteron's are reportedly held
> > to a higher qa standard. Opteron 1xx are backed by metal whereas
> > Athalons are just the die (not used x2 Athalons yet though). Not an AMD
> > guru but my $0.02...
> That also isn't true for Athlon64 any more. Every Athlon64 CPU comes with a
> heat spreader installed. I don't think Opteron 1xx are of a higher standard
> than their Athlon64 counterpart. Some Opteron models are even cheaper than the
> Athlon64 equivalent.
Perhaps you're correct but this is not congruent with posts I've read at
AMD forums. I think I even saw on AMD's main site somewhere that
Opteron's were "server/workstation class" and underwent more rigorous
testing. I'm paraphasing here. You're info may also be more current...
Q: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
A: Why is putting a reply at the top of the message frowned upon?
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