[Beowulf] 64 bit Xeons?

Craig Tierney ctierney at HPTI.com
Mon Jan 17 08:47:32 PST 2005

On Tue, 2005-01-11 at 17:02, Dale Harris wrote:
> http://www.intel.com/products/server/processors/server/xeon/
> So anyone tried the Intel Xeon Processor MP?  Is it just a repackaged
> Itanium?

Yes, it is very fast and much cheaper than the Itanium.
It is based on the Xeon family of processors.  You can
still use a EM64T processor in 32-bit mode.  It uses
the 64-bit extensions that AMD uses for the Opteron.

The Itanium has a completely different instruction set.


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