[Beowulf] Nehalem Xeons lest think about 6 core Dunningtons if just drool factor

Jon Aquilina eagles051387 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 15 09:58:51 EDT 2008


i remember reading some where that they are going to be over lapping the
cores some how

On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 3:01 PM, Mark Hahn <hahn at mcmaster.ca> wrote:

> If you really want to drool then Intel's new 6 CORE
>>
>
> nah.  to me, it's just a density play - nothing wrong with that,
> but not really interesting.  if you have small-memory, cache-friendly code,
> you'll be happy, but putting 6 cores on the same old tired memory
> is not what I'd call an HPC solution.  iirc, the 6-core chips are also
> quite big/expensive.
>
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