[CentOS] Motherboards for HPC applications

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Thu Mar 11 01:35:10 UTC 2010


Christopher Chan wrote:
> Anandtech did some testing last quarter where they compared what appears 
> to be the best quad socket Intel solution against the best dual socket 
> Intel solution and the dual socket solution ran circles around the quad 
> in some tests and pretty much matches it in other tests.
>   

thats largely because the current generation quad socket processors are 
still using last generation CPU cores, the current dual socket are the 
new I7/nehalem cores, which are inherently a lot faster.




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