[gmx-users] Xeon MP , DP
spoel at xray.bmc.uu.se
Sun Jan 26 17:58:14 CET 2003
On Sun, 2003-01-26 at 15:42, Y. U. Sasidhar wrote:
> Is there a difference of performance between xeon MP and DP processors
> running gromacs in single/ doble processor configurations ? I will have
> to choose between MP and DP processors for a dual machine.
I think the MP have larger cache but lower clock speeds. Go for DP and
you'll be able to afford more machines. It would be nice to see some
benchmarks from a quad machine or 8-way even though...
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