AMD vs Intel ...

Marc Wiz marc at
Mon Feb 9 20:25:19 PST 2004

On Mon, Feb 09, 2004 at 01:53:38PM -0500, Charles Swiger wrote:
> OK.  The price difference for AMD vs. Intel is pretty significant, but 
> be aware that you'll also pay a significant premium for dual-proc 
> hardware versus single-proc machines: compare an AMD 2400MP versus the 
> 2400XP price, or the 2.4GHz Xeon P4 vs. a Northwood P4, and then factor 
> in the additional costs for a MP-capable motherboard.

Try about $159 for a dual processor motherboard from Tyan.

I just bought a S2466 for about that much brand new.


Marc Wiz
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