AMD Opteron vs Intel Xeon: Database Performance Shootout

By on March 3, 2004, 4:37 PM
Anandtech has done a 2 and 4-way Intel vs AMD platform [URL=http://www.anandtech.com/IT/showdoc.html?i=1982]database performance test[/URL]. Their results where very interesting, showing the weakness of the Xeon architecture and strength of the Opteron when moving to larger systems (4-way and upwards)




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Didou said:
There are also a few good articles here -> [url=http://www.gamepc.com/labs/view_content.asp?id=opteronm
mory&page=1]The Opteron Memory Guide : DDR’s Best Implementation Yet @ GamePC[/url][url=http://www.2cpu.com/hardware/motherboards/t
an/thunder_k8s/]Tyan Thunder K8S / AMD Opteron 246 Review @ 2CPU.com[/url]When the Opteron's NUMA memory architecture is detected & used, it's putting out some impressive numbers.
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