[Rd] Some timings for 64 bit Opteron (ATLAS, GOTO, std)

A.J. Rossini rossini at blindglobe.net
Tue Mar 2 21:21:05 MET 2004

Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk> writes:

> "Liaw, Andy" <andy_liaw at merck.com> writes:
>> My understanding is far below `imperfect'!  However, our box has all 8 slots
>> filled with 2GB PC2100s...  Not a whole lot of room for change.
> Right. Mine, however, has only 1G split as 4 x 256K over the 4+2 slots
> with 2 in each bank, and there was a reason why this was the right way
> for that amount of memory. (The intention is to buy more when the
> memory prices drop, but just now one 2GB module is about 1500USD
> around here, and I seem to need 4, so I think I might wait a little
> longer...on the other hand 1GB modules are available at 200USD. Hmmm.)

This is the point I was imperfectly alluding to, though -- there is a
right way from a financial perspective, and a right way from the
expansion perspective, and a right way from a performance perspective,
and at least 2 differ...

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