[rescue] Compaq Proliant 8000

Andrew Weiss ajwdsp at cloud9.net
Fri Apr 30 12:39:34 CDT 2004

On Apr 30, 2004, at 12:57 PM, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:

> On Fri, 30 Apr 2004, Dave McGuire wrote:
>>    Actually, take a closer look at your benchmarks.  Where SPARC falls
>> down is floating-point performance.  The integer performance is quite
>> good.  The FP performance has, historically, always sucked.
> That's what's neat about running both Suns and SGIs.  My Ultra 10 will
> just outright murder the Octane in int, but the Octane spanks it in FP.
> It's all about knowing your target audience and what sort of code 
> you'll
> be running.
> There is no One Platform to serve everything, neither software nor
> hardware.
I've heard POWER is pretty well balanced on both... decent Int and 
Serious FP balls.


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