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24MB download and 3.5 upload LOL we're paying for 60/40 but ye (A)

So i recon a 100Mb/s would be just fine haha, Thanks for that smile.gif

Also a hardware related question.. are the hyperthreading quad cores of intel as powerfull or less powerfull then lets say, a 8core without hyperthreading (like the AMD G34 sockets)
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24MB download and 3.5 upload LOL we're paying for 60/40 but ye (A)
So i recon a 100Mb/s would be just fine haha, Thanks for that smile.gif
Also a hardware related question.. are the hyperthreading quad cores of intel as powerfull or less powerfull then lets say, a 8core without hyperthreading (like the AMD G34 sockets)

your still lucky, 20/4 is the best i can get here for internet and now my ISP is having issues and im throttled to 6/512.. buggers.

100Mbps will be fine smile.gif

as to the CPU question, i dont really know the answer sorry.. but if the server chips are anything like the desktop chips in comparison like an i72600k vs Bulldozer or Intel Xeon vs Opteron i would gues the Xeon. but thats just a guess.. not really an educated answer sorry smile.gif
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post #23 of 25
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i'd take AMD over Intel for my desktop (prices are lower) but i'd take an intel over an AMD for a server (reliability..) was just wondering if the behavior as an 8core would be the same as a hard 8core.

Also, When i get a dual socket mobo for 2 xeons etc. Would i be able to just fill in 1 socket with CPU and ram and then leave the other one open to fill on a later date? would be the difference for us of about 1 month in the release. Maby 2 months if we get some bad luck

EDIT: Just came out on 26MB download thumb.gif
Edited by Hyper* - 2/21/12 at 6:56pm
post #24 of 25
no do not need to fill both usually - depends on the board. best to check board docs. Also new boards "May" have a device in the scoket if it is empty to indicate no CPU - but I think if you are using old tech and may not apply.

also IMO and a couple of friends oppion a 4c/8t Xeon would beat an 8 core amd in performance but it comes down to the model really, recent Xeons will outperform recent AMDs smile.gif
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Some motherboards do complain when they get processors from different batches, so that would be the only problem with filling one socket now and waiting till later to upgrade.
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