[rescue] Sun E4500 Performance Question

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Sat Feb 14 20:36:21 CST 2004

On Sat, Feb 14, 2004 at 08:45:54PM -0500, James Jacocks wrote:
> My E4500 is running Solaris 8 02/02 right now with 14x167mHz US-I 
> procs.  A kind soul has traded me 6x250mHz/4mb US-II procs.
> For general use (light compiling, light encryption, etc.) what does 
> anyone here think would be the more usable configuration?  Obviously, I 
> might save a bit of electricity by reducing the number of power/cooling 
> modules and system boards I run.  I don't know if the coming 
> de-supported status of US-I procs in Solaris 10 will affect me, but I 
> doubt it.

I suspect that 6x250 will provide a large performance boost.

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