[Beowulf] itanium vs. x86-64

Toon Knapen toon.knapen at gmail.com
Thu Feb 12 14:35:33 PST 2009

Michael Brown wrote:
> I've got a zx2000 (1.5 GHZ/6 MB Madison processor, 2 GB PC2100 RAM, 
> general system details at http://www.openpa.net/systems/hp_zx2000.html) 
> that I use for testing and benchmarking. Obviously there some difference 
> in performance characteristics between this machine and a 
> gazillion-processor Altix, but it's usually not too far off. 

Thanks for your interesting view on this.


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