OT: Can someone help me pick out a desktop machine?
mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Mar 14 10:25:14 CDT 2011
On 3/14/11 11:16 AM, Phill Harvey-Smith wrote:
>> AMD stuff is available
>> but doesn't promise the performance of a Sandy Bridge machine that
>> you probably can't buy :). Again, just don't get sucked into the rat
> I keep hearing this "Intel make CPUs that wipe the floor AMDs" over and
> over again, and whilst true this doesn't tell the whole story.
Is that actually true? One company I run some systems for has a
bunch of Opterons and a bunch of Xeons, and consistently I can put a lot
more load on the Opterons before they start behaving like molasses.
Port Charlotte, FL
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