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Re: [K12OSN] School Server



On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 7:47 AM, Timothy Legge <timlegge gmail com> wrote:

>>> Tim
>> SAS is well supported (shows up as SCSI drives). I recommend changing
>> from Intel to Opteron as LSTP is very memory intensive and Opteron kicks
>> the teeth out of Intel for memory intensive operations. That on-chip
>> memory controller cuts 2 clock cycles out of a fetch process.
>
> I considered Opterons but for some reason I could only configure dual
> cores on dells web site.  I will review that again...

Actually now that I think of it, I thought that the Intels had gotten
the edge in the last year or so with the multicore.

Tim


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