Intel C2D COREs not used equally in FreeBSD 7.0-CURRENT i386
des at des.no
Wed Jun 6 10:58:54 UTC 2007
youshi10 at u.washington.edu writes:
> On Tue, 5 Jun 2007, Dimitry Andric wrote:
> > Please note that the new Core 2 Duo's have "EM64T", as Intel calls it,
> > which is functionally equivalent to amd64 (at least mostly :). You can
> > run amd64 software on them without modifications.
> Yeah, the general playing (architecture specs) field's the same, but
> each brand has their own advantages and drawbacks.
AMD's advantages are mainly in the server segment (better I/O capacity
and memory bandwidth in multi-chip systems), the Intel Core 2 Duo in a
single-chip (dual-core) configuration gives very good performance for
the money, probably better than the current generation of AMD chips.
Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no
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