INTEL XEON vs AMD ATHLON

samson swanson intellectcrew at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 14 00:23:21 EDT 2002


My friend works for AMD. He told me that a few months
ago, I'll have to ask him again about this topic it
might come out sooner/later.
  He is receiving a Quad AMD Sledgehammer 2.5GHz for
testing (when they get closer to releasing them).  

--- Craig A Lewis <clewis at math.unm.edu> wrote:
> 
> We've all been waiting on the edge of our seat for
> that one, Where did you read this, is there a
> website
> with information about sledgehammer? I searched at
> AMD
> a good while back and could find nothing. All I
> could find
> were magazine articles that said .... someday....
> 
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> _ _
>
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> 
> Craig Lewis     505 277 6068      help at math.unm.edu
> UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
> COMPUTER SYSTEMS SUPPORT
> Humanities Building Office 415
> Albuquerque, NM 87131
> 
> On Thu, 13 Jun 2002, samson swanson wrote:
> 
> > Hello Ivan,
> >
> > Overclocking for the most part is pretty simple.
> Well
> > it goes from Bios settings all the way to
> soldering
> > and plyers.
> >
> >  To get a good oc out of the system i mentioned I
> > would use PC2400 or PC2700 ram, instead of PC2100.
> > This way you will be able to get up to them max
> MHz,
> > and prevent damaging the ram.
> >
> >  1. Your enemy is heat. Keep your system cool and
> you
> > will be good.
> >
> >  Okay I mentioned the Thermalright AX-7 heatsink.
> (
> > currently rated # 1 for cooling in the heatsink
> field
> > )
> >
> >  2. You can never be too cold. for instance, -256
> > celsius is fine (when your doing cooling at temps
> that
> > form ice, insulation is used to prefent water
> damage.)
> >
> > increase bus MHz, increase multiplyer, various
> Bios
> > settings...
> >
> > www.overclockers.com
> >
> > bus x multiplyer = cpu MHz
> >
> > 100MHz bus X 5.5 multiplyer = 550MHz cpu
> >
> > -------------------------------------------
> > ===========================================
> > -------------------------------------------
> > Honestly for a cluster I would use a ...
> >
> > -AMD AthlonXP 1800+ (cheap, fast)
> > -have them unlocked to run dual
> > -Thermalright AX-7 + fan
> > (delta fan if you don't mind noise)
> > -non-overclock
> > (for maxium stability in your cluster)
> > -------------------------------------------
> > ===========================================
> > -------------------------------------------
> >
> > P.S. around december, hopefully sooner the Dual
> AMD
> > Sledgehammer will be coming out. [ 2.5GHz .09Mu ]
> >
> >
> > --- Ivan Oleynik <oleynik at chuma.cas.usf.edu>
> wrote:
> > > Hi Samson,
> > >
> > > I have couple of questions:
> > >
> > > 1. You quoted the system with single processor.
> It
> > > would be
> > > interesting to see your economical solution for
> dual
> > > processor system.
> > >
> > > 2. You mentioned overlocking. I am not a
> specialist
> > > in this area, but
> > > assume I want to get as much as possible from
> the
> > > system. What do I
> > > physically need to do: changing some jumpers on
> > > motherboad, putting water
> > > cooled heat sinks ... ?
> > >
> > > Thanks for your response,
> > >
> > > Ivan
> > >
> > >
> >
>
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> > >
> > > On Thu, 13 Jun 2002, samson swanson wrote:
> > >
> > > > ----------
> > > >  Master
> > > > ----------
> > > > AMD AthlonXP 1900+
> > > > Epox 8k3A                     $83
> > > >
> > > > ---------
> > > > Nodes
> > > > ---------
> > > > AMD AthlonXP 1700+ (1.466GHz) $86
> > > > Epox 8k3A                     $83
> > > > PC2100 DDR 256MB              $32
> > > >
> > > > These are awesome for overclocking, Epox
> 8k3A!.
> > > with a
> > > > good chip you can pull out 1.8GHz. which will
> > > smoke a
> > > > p4-2.5GHz easy.
> > > >
> > > > i built a system for you to get some idea's
> using
> > > > www.newegg.com
> > > >
> > > > You can shave off $100~200 by taking off the
> > > GeForce
> > > > and going for PC2100 instead of PC2400. Also i
> put
> > > in
> > > > a 400 watt ATX. Bottom line, awesome system to
> > > > overclock. Great for upgrading in the future.
> > > >
> > > >   Also add a Case to this price setup +$39.00
> > > >
> > >
> ----------------------------------------------------
> > > >
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> Polysynthetic
> > > > Thermal Compound: Arctic Silver 3. 3-gram( 1
> cc. )
> > > > tube. Artic Silver
> > > > N82E16835100003
> > > > $6.00
> > > > $6.00
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Thermalright AX-7 ( Heatsink ONLY ). Copper
> heat
> > > > spread. Dimension: L77 x W72 x H42 (mm). Will
> not
> > > fit
> > > > on a Soltek 75-DRVX motherboard. Retail.
> Please
> > > see
> > > > the image.
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> > > > $28.00
> > > >
> > > >
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> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
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> DDR
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> 
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