[rescue] Advice on Octanes
mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue Sep 23 15:49:00 CDT 2003
On Tuesday, September 23, 2003, at 04:33 PM, Francisco Javier
>> I thought of that, but then, shouldn't the Octanes superior memory bus
>> make it faster than a P3-800 which would at best have a PC133 memory
> The memory system of the Octane is on par if not slower than a P3-800,
> P3 destroys the R10K in raw computation power, hence the Octane can
> all the memory bw it wants, but since it is running a computationally
> not data bound process it just can not compete with the P3 in those
That's interesting. Then why is my Octane (a 200MHz R10K) so much
faster doing PRETTY MUCH ANYTHING than my cow-orker's 650MHz P3?
I call "bullshit".
Dave McGuire "My tummy hurts now, but my soul
St. Petersburg, FL feels a little better." -Ed
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