[rescue] Sun crushes the used Sun market

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Wed Jul 6 14:44:49 CDT 2005

Patrick Giagnocavo 717-201-3366 wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-07-05 at 23:45, Aaron Finley wrote:
>>Just curious, if you guys had to build a PC today, I'm assuming you'd 
>>build an Opteron over a Xeon ?
>>E.g. Let's say Supermicro X6DA8 + 2x 3.2 800FSB vs. Tyan K8SE + 2x 
>>Opteron 246.
>>Easy choice?
> Opteron wins in two ways:  better CPU performance, and better memory bandwidth.

Three ways... it has a superior SMP implementation using a 
HyperTransport fabric among CPUs.

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