[Beowulf] A sea of wimpy cores

Greg Lindahl lindahl at pbm.com
Mon Sep 20 13:47:38 EDT 2010


I'm sure that some BIOSes have that kind of feature, but none of the
ones that I'm currently using do.

On Sun, Sep 19, 2010 at 08:06:39AM +0200, Jonathan Aquilina wrote:
> Greg correct me if im wrong but cant you put in the memory which is
> compatible with the system and slow the memory bus down via the bios?
> 
> 
> > * On x86, it's not hard to slow down the memory system by reducing the
> > # of channels, putting in slow memory, or adding more devices such
> > that the bus slows down. And sometimes it's possible to get the same
> > cpu with ddr2 and ddr3.
> >
> >
> 
> -- 
> Jonathan Aquilina
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