ATHLON vs XEON: number crunching

Bill Broadley bill at math.ucdavis.edu
Wed Jun 19 21:09:17 EDT 2002


On Wed, Jun 19, 2002 at 08:48:48PM -0400, Ivan Oleynik wrote:
> Yes,
> 
> Both Xeon and Athlon have 2GB PC2100 registered DDR.
> The code fits in 70 MB of RAM.
> 
> Ivan

Right, but many p4's, like the e7500 chipset based p4 dual motherboards,
use two banks of DDR, where as all todays Athlon duals use one bank of
DDR memory.  Sadly the only dual memory bus athlon I know of is nvidia's
low end desktop motherboard.

-- 
Bill Broadley
Mathematics/Institute of Theoretical Dynamics
UC Davis
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