[rescue] Advice on Octanes

Aaron Finley arnach at arnach.com
Tue Sep 23 15:57:30 CDT 2003

>> The memory system of the Octane is on par if not slower than a P3-800, 

>   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*

I second that. I have used IFX Piranha on an Octane to move HDTV in, 
process, and out.. on par with the newest Xeon boxen.

The *memory system* on par with a P3-800?? That's just wrong. 
Computational issues.. maybe.



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