Re: CPU question
On Fri, 28 Jan 2000, Shao Zhang wrote:
: I am going to set up a new server which will serve pretty much
: everything except www. At the moment, it has a P166, and the
: load avg is around about 5. The highest once reached to 22.
: In Australia here, the price of getting two P550 and one P700 is
: roughly the same. So should I get two slower CPUs, or one fast
: CPU. Which case will the server run faster/perform better?
Go dual. SMP is kick-ass with Linux :)
Get SCSI rather than IDE unless price is a HUGE issue. (You don't
mention disk or RAM considerations).
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