ATHLON vs XEON: number crunching

Velocet math at velocet.ca
Thu Jun 20 03:50:30 EDT 2002


On Wed, Jun 19, 2002 at 06:09:17PM -0700, Bill Broadley's all...
> 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.

I swear someone just said in the other thread that the Tyan 246x was
two banks of DDR... true?

/kc

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> UC Davis
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