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Imraan Parker September 9, 2005 05:47

Performance of dual core AMD processors
 
Hi

I need some advice on the (Fluent) performance of the AMD Opteron 275 dual core CPU's w.r.t. a 3.6 GHz Xeon processor. I haven't found any Fluent benchmark info comparing these two processors. At the moment I am looking at purchasing either a Dell 670 (Intel based CPU) or a HP xw9300 (AMD). The SPEC performance figures indicate that the HP is the better option. Comments?

Thanks

Razvan September 9, 2005 08:04

Re: Performance of dual core AMD processors
 
Take the HP !!!

There is no doubt, the Opteron 275 will literally crush the 3.6GHz Xeon by a factor of 1.7-2 (depending on Xeon model, 1MB or 2MB of cache memory)! On Linux, a 3.6GHz Xeon is just a bit better than a Opteron 248, so you can easly imagine the difference.

Best wishes, Razvan


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