AMD 760 MPX ?

Greg Lindahl lindahl at conservativecomputer.com
Thu Nov 29 10:24:55 EST 2001


On Thu, Nov 29, 2001 at 09:46:49AM -0500, John Burton wrote:

> Also, will the AMD 760 MPX chipset be a significant enough
> improvement over the AMD 760MP to warrant waiting (how long???).

The main improvement of the MPX chipset over the MP is better PCI
bandwidth. Given that you are only using bonded fast Ethernet, you
won't notice a difference. The reason people care about PCI bandwidth
are things like Myrinet and SCSI/IDE RAID, which need a lot of
bandwidth.

greg
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