Good PCI-X Chipsets -- exist?

Steffen Persvold sp at scali.com
Wed Mar 19 08:39:20 EST 2003


On 18 Mar 2003, Peter Bowen wrote:

> On Mon, 2003-03-17 at 12:31, Patrick Geoffray wrote:
> > Here is what I have seen (and what I can tell you), using the upcoming
> > Myrinet LanaiX board:
> > 
> > * Plumas chipset (Intel E7500), PCI-X at 133 MHz:
> > DMA Read = 825 MB/s
> > DMA Write =  850 MB/s
> 
> Does the newer rev (E7501 or E7505, I can't remember which is the server
> one) have better numbers?
> 

I wouldn't think so. The difference between E7500 and E7501 is that E7501 
has 533MHz FSB support, the PCI-X bridge is identical.

Regards,
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