Wanted: Good mobo for Intel 850E chipset and 1066 RDRAM
hahn at physics.mcmaster.ca
Fri Aug 30 15:13:07 EDT 2002
> OK, we're thinking about the Asus P4T533 motherboards with 1066 RAMBUS
> memory. This is a 16-node cluster upgrade. Our old network was
have you considered waiting for the upcoming intel dual-ddr chipset?
> kernel. Unfortunately, the Asus motherboards only have 32bit/33Mhz
> PCI slots. As best as we can figure, this will shave a factor of 2
gross. I'd be astonished of the dual-ddr chipset didn't have pci-x,
and quite possibly builtin gigabit.
> the SSE2 instructions), and something less but still high on
> memory-bottleneck problems. So the capability of the machine is being
I expect that dual-PC2100 will wind up being pretty close (either way)
compared to rdram1066.
> PC800 motherboards with a faster PCI slot. Of course, if anyone knows
> of a motherboard supporting both RAMBUS 1066 and either 64bit PCI or
> 66Mhz PCI, that would be ideal, but such animals apparently do not yet
why are you so set on rambus?
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