Intel EMT64 Xeon vs AMD Opteron

Nathan Vidican nvidican at
Thu Feb 3 14:04:23 PST 2005

Hey all,

Just looking for general opinions and/or advice regarding use of one over
the other.

Cost wise, AMD Opteron 246 is roughly the same cost as a 3.0Ghz Xeon ... But
how do they compare performance wise; specifically related to FreeBSD?

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email and cc the list if you could - thanks)

Nathan Vidican
nvidican at
Windsor Match Plate & Tool Ltd.

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