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Is anybody using AMD 64 dual core CPU

Hypnotoad

TRIBE Member
I've got a server running a single AMD 64 that runs quite spiffly under Gentoo linux/2.6 kernel. I suspect the dual cores will be nearly, but not quite, double the spiffy. :)
 

Dr. Grinch

TRIBE Member
Originally posted by Hypnotoad
I've got a server running a single AMD 64 that runs quite spiffly under Gentoo linux/2.6 kernel. I suspect the dual cores will be nearly, but not quite, double the spiffy. :)
It's like 1.6 approximately. Still better than a kick in the pants.

We have a few 4Way Dual cores for testing. They beat the shit out of our 8 Way Xeon machines.
Processor architecture is interesting.
 

alexd

Administrator
Staff member
i have heard nothing but good things about them....

with the experience of building the board server using opterons and watching how smooth they are in an enterprise setting and using a Barton Core XP 3100 Athlon here at home i have grown to respect AMD.

those dual core 64s look nice for a home machine...
 

Dr. Grinch

TRIBE Member
Originally posted by alexd
i have heard nothing but good things about them....

with the experience of building the board server using opterons and watching how smooth they are in an enterprise setting and using a Barton Core XP 3100 Athlon here at home i have grown to respect AMD.

Just don't go 4-Way with Opteron's yet. There's a flaw in the basic design of the CPU that can create a lot of latency ni a 4-Way configuration.

That being said, 4 Way Xeon's are even worse (excluding IBM machines)
 

alexd

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Staff member
I am just looking to build a home machine maybe with 1 dual core AMD 64.
 

d.code

TRIBE Member
Id like to upgrade my machine to a dual core AMD. Need more rendering power!!!!!!

Im pretty sure I can do it too. Im a bit new to this stuff.
 
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