[Rocks-Discuss]Dual Itanium2 performance

Greg Bruno bruno at rocksclusters.org
Wed Jul 2 14:27:05 EDT 2003


> I was reading in some of the mailing lists that the AMD Opteron dual
> processor system was getting around 80-90% efficiency on the second
> processor.

just curious -- what benchmark was being used?

> I was wondering if that holds true to the Itanium2 platform?
> I looked through some of the archives and did not find any benchmarks 
> or
> statistics on this.  I found lots of dual Xeons but no dual Itaniums.

running linpack and linking against the goto blas 
(http://www.cs.utexas.edu/users/flame/goto/), a two-cpu opteron 
achieved 87% of peak.

a two-cpu itanium 2 achieved 98% of peak.

  - gb

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