AMD vs Intel ...
culverk at sweetdreamsracing.biz
Mon Feb 9 10:09:22 PST 2004
Quoting Charles Swiger <cswiger at mac.com>:
> On Feb 9, 2004, at 11:16 AM, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
>> G'day all ...
>> Simple question, I would hope ... I want to spec out a new server, and
>> want to compare AMD vs Intel ... is there anything online that gives
>> approx equivalents? ie. a Xeon 2.4Ghz processor would be approx
>> equivalent to an AMD ... ??
> I know you're not a troll, Marc, but this question is much like asking
> whether emacs or vi makes a better editor. :-) An Intel Xeon 2.4GHz
> CPU approximately resembles an AMD 2400MP CPU in terms of capabilities
> and performance. By this I mean they get very similar scores from
> www.spec.org's spec2000int:
> Epox 8KHA+, AMD Athlon XP 2400+: 782
> Dell PowerEdge 2650 (2.4 GHz Xeon): 792
> ...although the spec2000fp numbers are 641 vs. 726, so the Xeon does
> better at floating point. For that particular test, anyway. Do you
> require SMP capabilities? What are you trying to do with this machine?
If I remember correctly though, the fp numbers are for SSE on the Xeon, and not
the regular old FPU, p4 based machines are horrible when it comes to
non-SSE/SSE2 type stuff.
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