[Beowulf] Shanghai vs Barcelona, Shanghai vs Nehalem

Bruno Coutinho coutinho at dcc.ufmg.br
Wed Oct 22 13:34:05 EDT 2008


2008/10/22 Mikhail Kuzminsky <kus at free.net>

> In message from "Ivan Oleynik" <iioleynik at gmail.com> (Tue, 21 Oct 2008
> 18:15:49 -0400):
>
>> I have heard that AMD Shanghai will be available in Nov 2008. Does someone
>> know the pricing and performance info and how is it compared with
>> Barcelona?
>> Are there some informal comparisons of Shanghai vs Nehalem?
>>
>
> I beleive that Shanghai performance increase in comparison w/Barcelona will
> be practically defined only by possible higher Shanghai frequencies.
> Mikhail
>


The larger cache will make difference too. 2MB is too little to four cores.

I heard that AMD improved L3 latency. Is it true?

They will put HyperTranprt 3.0 in it too.


>
>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Ivan
>>
>
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