[Beowulf] Shanghai vs Barcelona, Shanghai vs Nehalem
kus at free.net
Thu Oct 23 08:34:03 EDT 2008
In message from Jan Heichler <jan.heichler at gmx.net> (Wed, 22 Oct 2008
>Mittwoch, 22. Oktober 2008, meintest Du:
>MK> In message from "Ivan Oleynik" <iioleynik at gmail.com> (Tue, 21 Oct
>MK> 18:15:49 -0400):
>>>I have heard that AMD Shanghai will be available in Nov 2008. Does
>>>know the pricing and performance info and how is it compared with
>>>Are there some informal comparisons of Shanghai vs Nehalem?
>MK> I beleive that Shanghai performance increase in comparison
>MK> will be practically defined only by possible higher Shanghai
>You can expect to see better performance in SPEC_CPU for Shanghai vs.
>Barcelona when comparing identical clockspeeds. But of course the
>increased clockspeed ist a big argument for Shanghai (or the same
>clockspeed with less energy consumption).
>And Shanghai has some more features like faster memory and HT3 in
>some of the later revisions i hope...
Yes, I think HT3 *must* be. It was declared for Barcelona, but really
is supported now AFAIK only for desktop chips.
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