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Re: Large (8M) cache vs. dual-core CPUs

From: David Boreham <david_list(at)boreham(dot)org>
To: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Large (8M) cache vs. dual-core CPUs
Date: 2006-04-25 19:57:59
Message-ID: 444E7F47.3010003@boreham.org (view raw or flat)
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>Actually, that was from an article from this last month that compared
>the dual core intel to the amd.  for every dollar spent on the intel,
>you got about half the performance of the amd.  Not bigotry.  fact.
>
>But don't believe me or the other people who've seen the difference.  Go
>buy the Intel box.  No skin off my back.
>  
>
I've been doing plenty of performance evaluation on a parallel application
we're developing here : on Dual Core Opterons, P4, P4D. I can say that
the Opterons open up a can of wupass on the Intel processors. Almost 2x
the performance on our application vs. what the SpecCPU numbers would
suggest.


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