[Beowulf] Woodcrest Memory bandwidth

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Tue Aug 15 08:21:41 EDT 2006



Kozin, I (Igor) wrote:

[...]

> Here is a pointer to some measured latencies
> http://www.anandtech.com/IT/showdoc.aspx?i=2772&p=4

Hmmm.  The text was littered with the fluff marketing bits, about how
this is devastating to Opteron and all that.  Sounded quite a bit like
it was written by Intel.

Looking at the LMbench measurements, they may not be a bad thing to use
for hardware characterization.  Not perfect, but as far as micro
benchmarks go, not completely useless either.


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