Athlon MP vs Athlon XP
math at velocet.ca
Mon Nov 5 16:35:40 EST 2001
On Mon, Nov 05, 2001 at 02:58:01PM -0500, Judd Tracy's all...
> My understanding is the only difference is that they are tested and
> guaranteed to work in MP configurations. AMD has said that they will not
> replace processors that do not work in MP configs unless they are MP
Athlon contracts out to do installations and guarantees them to this
degree? Thats gotta be a pretty penny.
> On Mon, 5 Nov 101, Mikhail Kuzminsky wrote:
> > Dear colleagues,
> > I think about buying of Tyan S2460 motherboards for Beowulf.
> > According the data I have, Athlon XP (Palomino core) microprocessors
> > can work successfully w/this mobos.
> > But there is also Athlon MP microprocessors w/same Palomino core
> > w/same OPGA package w/same voltages and w/same frequencies beginning
> > from 1333 (1500+). They costs, as I understand, higher than corresponding
> > MP models.
> > Sorry, what is the difference between MP and XP chips ? Both,
> > if my source was correct, supports cache coherence.
> > Yours
> > Mikhail Kuzminsky
> > Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry
> > Moscow
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> Judd Tracy
> Institute for Simulation and Training
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