Re: AMD vs. Intel
martin f krafft wrote:
I am a huge fan of AMD, not only because their processors are
Recently, however, I have experienced random crashes on two machines
that run AMDs. The crashes seem to be related to IO and happen
usually when there is a lot of disk activity. The disks themselves
are fine, though, and also the controller appears without problems.
Thus I am logically considering chipset and processor. I can hardly
imagine that this is a problem with AMD, but I would like to know
from you success and failure stories of AMD processors and Linux.
I have been running a 1GHz Athlon for two years,
in an area where summer temperatures will reach 45+ degrees celsius.
At one time fins broke of the cooling fan and it still kept running.
It has never faltered.
I'm building a dual processor rig at the moment with two MP 2000+s.
Not that I think there is anything wrong with Intel. How could I?
I've never had any experience of them.
But when you're on a good thing, stick with it.