__/ [Duke Robillard] on Friday 30 December 2005 14:59 \__
> eric wrote:
>> I am wondering about the differences in performance between dual core
>> processor system vs a dual processor system. Any pointers? Examples?
> Anandtech did a test on IBM's DB2 where AMD dual cores came out
> 14% faster than AMD dual chips, presumably because core-to-core
> communication is faster than chip-to-chip communication.
I suggest you also take a look at this recent benchmark:
It now includes dual cores, but I suspect it concentrates primary on the
AMD-Intel angle. I am not sure it does a face-to-face benchmark of dual core
and dual processors from AMD.
Hope it helps,
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