[rescue] RE: SGI vs. Sun

Kevin Loch kloch at gurunet.net
Fri Jan 14 13:00:18 CST 2005

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:

> Amazingly nobody here has mentioned the U5/U10 cpu cache.  some
> processors have 256K cache... others 2M of cache....  in my
> limited U5/U10 experiences, the 2M processors outperform the others
> hands down in almost everything.  Even if the 2M cache processor
> is a slower one than the 256K cache processor being compared with.
> Add SCSI, make sure the proc is a 2M cache proc, and the U5s/U10s
> are amazing... I really like the 440mhz U10 w/SCSI... it's a pretty
> quick box.

Yes, that would explain it.  This U10 is a 440/2M.

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