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For the cost of about $1000 USD I can build either a 2p system with 2x 6128's or I can build two separate systems with 8120's in them and I'm not sure which would be the better choice for the purpose of what they need to do. Heat is not an issue, power is not an issue.

It will have one purpose and one purpose only.

Purpose: To run scripts written in the pascal language. The scripts use procedures such as Bitmap, DTM recognition, and OCR. They are very CPU hungry and RAM hungry while using little to no GPU use. My i5-2500K @ 4.7 maxes at about 7-8 of these before it starts to stutter and slow down. I need to run many more than this. I thought of getting a 2600K/3770K, however I'm not sure how beneficial those would be, and it would be nice to use my computer for other things anyway.. soo..

So what do you think would be better?
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If you can upload whatever app youre using and sample pascal scripts, Im sure some of us could try and see how many we can run on our 8120's. This way you know for sure what it can do for you.
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If you can upload whatever app youre using and sample pascal scripts, Im sure some of us could try and see how many we can run on our 8120's. This way you know for sure what it can do for you.

I could.. it's a bit of work installing the app though.

I'll go ahead and make some test accounts for you and get the files and scripts needed ready if you want to be a volunteer to test lol. You'll need the latest JDK installed as well.

EDIT: I have 5 scripts ready and the install package ready to go if you want to try. I could use my companies LogMeIn Rescue account to speed everything along real quick.. shouldn't take more than 10 minutes or so if you're up to it. Simple to remove like anything else afterwards as well.

I only have 5 'cuz making more is a pain as there has to be an account associated with each one to really see how much stress it puts on the CPU. So I'm curious to how much of a load a simple 5 would put on that 8120 of yours. rolleyes.gif
Edited by iinversion - 4/21/12 at 12:09am
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I could.. it's a bit of work installing the app though.
I'll go ahead and make some test accounts for you and get the files and scripts needed ready if you want to be a volunteer to test lol. You'll need the latest JDK installed as well.

Im ready!
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Im ready!

See edit. I'll PM you more details.
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Well 2 8120's (especially overclocked) would destroy 2 6128's if this depends at all on clock speeds.

If this is all about threading then the 6128's might be a better option...




With $1300 you can buy a 4p like mine and have plenty of power to go around... you can also overclock them thumb.gif (and fold on them biggrin.gif)
 
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Well 2 8120's (especially overclocked) would destroy 2 6128's if this depends at all on clock speeds.
If this is all about threading then the 6128's might be a better option...
With $1300 you can buy a 4p like mine and have plenty of power to go around... you can also overclock them thumb.gif (and fold on them biggrin.gif)

Nice. $1300 would definitely be out of the range though.. -sadface-

We shall see if 2advanced ever comes back from being AFK so I can test it on his 8120 lol and see if that is the route to take or not.
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Here you go dude. Average use was 77%

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post #9 of 23
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Awesome, thanks again.

Looks like those scripts are more core and thread dependent than speed dependent. I guess i'll need more than 4 FPU's so I might have to pick up a 2p system.

So.. can I get a 4p motherboard and only use 2 processors? or do I have to have all four of them filled...
Edited by iinversion - 4/21/12 at 1:25am
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It works well with just 2 and when money allow you can add two more processors.
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