Joel Jaeggli joelja at darkwing.uoregon.edu
Thu Jun 29 13:14:58 PDT 2000

On Thu, 29 Jun 2000, Mark Hahn wrote:

> > apart from poor video performance which you probably don't care about on a
> > cluster, there's nothing really wrong with the i810. the issues
> I believe that benchmarks show the i810 to deliver fairly poor
> dram bandwidth (ie, inferior to the good old bx chipset.)
> I'd think that would rule them out for a lot of clusters...

eric billings posting on the 25th of april, on this list  show  it being
incrementaly slower than the bx, although I think the issue he ws trying
to hilight was the abysmal showing if the 840 based board...

>                                 COPY     SCALE    ADD    TRIAD
> LoBoS2  P3/450 with 440BX      209.6     202.7   230.4   212.6
> PIIIDME P3/Coppermine/866/i840 128.4     129.5    81.5   101.2
>         AMD/850                356.3     319.2   351.6   336.2
>         P3/Coppermine/866/I810 163.9     171.5   219.5   214.3  

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