[rescue] first real server hardware
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Fri Apr 16 10:44:16 CDT 2004
On Fri, 16 Apr 2004, Dave McGuire wrote:
> Yes, it is TONS faster, even at the same clock speed. Strange but
> true. As I understand it, the memory subsystem is badly constricted on
> the Indigo2. There's also the I/O issue.
The problem with Indigo2/R10000 is that it's mostly identical to the
Indigo2/R4000 with only changes to the chips which talk to the processor
bus. A four-year-old machine doesn't do justice to a band-new CPU if
the new CPU is lightyears ahead of the old one in terms of development.
Jonathan Patschke ) "Being on the Internet is not the same as being
Elgin, TX ( famous. That's like calling Cheetos 'dinner'."
USA ) --Metal Steve
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