[gmx-users] 4 x Opteron 12-core or 4 x Xeon 8-core ?
davidmcgivenn at gmail.com
Thu Jan 20 13:21:34 CET 2011
Dear Gromacs Users,
We're going to buy a new server for HPC. It is going to run mainly
Regarding Gromacs performance, I'm wondering which one, you Gromacs
users and developers, think will be faster.
AMD Server : 4 x AMD Opteron 6176 12-core 2.3 Ghz + 96GB Memory
(2GB / core)
Intel Server : 4 x Intel Xeon 8-core 2.66 Ghz + 64 GB RAM (2GB / core)
We normally run ~100k atom systems with PME and explicit water.
Which one would you recommend ?
Also, of course, AMD Server is cheaper. But we are mainly interested
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