[rescue] Sun Kit Needed for EE Student Here

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Wed May 3 09:59:22 CDT 2006

Aaron Finley wrote:
>> So, because a particular PC will run a particular operation in Cadence
>> in nearly 1/3 the time that a particular Sun will run a particular
>> operation in Cadence (same one?  We don't know!), the whole SPARC
>> platform is dog slow?  Nice.  That certainly makes performance
> Ok, show me a desktop application that runs faster on a Sun *desktop*
> than it does on a new dual Xeon/Opteron machine? Just one.
> I am not arguing the merits of Suns as servers, etc. We are talking
> about end user applications.

The contention is that *the sun will outrun the PC* **at the same cost**.

Peace...  Sridhar

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