Intel Woodcrest faster than Opteron

Posted on Monday, Jun 05 2006 @ 03:00 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Inquirer discovered a filing on the BEA Developer forum, indicating Intel's Woodcrest has an edge over AMD's server processors:
The data, here, compares a result using Woodcrest on a Dell box, which the developer claims shows a 50 per cent boost over previous comparable X86 results, and also shows respectable results for big Unix servers from IBM, from Fujitsu, and from Sun.
More info over here.

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