[Beowulf] Which is better: 32x2 or 64x1

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Thu Apr 27 23:58:16 PDT 2006

On Wed, Apr 26, 2006 at 11:04:52AM -0500, hpc at gurban.org wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm going to build a beowulf linux cluster for my
> coledge. Thay want 64 core cluster with Opteron
> processors.
> Now I want to know which is better (performance & price)?
>   * 64 x Opteron Single Core
>   * 32 x Opteron Dual Core

Which kind of codes will your college be running, and which
kind of interconnect will you be using?

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