duo core question

Tsu-Fan Cheng tfcheng at gmail.com
Wed Jan 17 03:35:49 UTC 2007

thank you guys for reply... very useful... :-)

so for you guys who have experiecen with this cpu, do you really "feel" it??


On 1/16/07, Norberto Meijome <freebsd at meijome.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Jan 2007 20:11:20 -0500
> "Tsu-Fan Cheng" <tfcheng at gmail.com> wrote:
> > how much faster will a duo core CPU gives me when
> > running freebsd, nothing optimised..
> How much faster than what....
> :)
> ok, without being a smart-arse anymore. :) Not sure how much faster a duo
> core version of the SAME single core CPU, on a SAME motherboard with SAME
> RAM,
> HD, bus,etc would be.... but, FWIW, from the mouth of some Intel Exec in a
> Virtualisation conf. in Sydney late last year, they say they achieved about
> 85%
> increased speed with a duo core, using the same amount of power as for a
> single
> core. If wanted to achieve double the speed, the power consumption would be
> SO
> much bigger that it wouldn't be worth it.  I found that interesting.
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