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Re: Debian 5.0 & 64 bits

Le dimanche 13 décembre 2009 à 01:56 -0600, Mark Allums a écrit :
> On 12/12/2009 6:32 PM, amka wrote:
> > I am going to buy a new computer and wonder what is the best for 64bits.
> > AMD or Intel ?
> >
> > Could someone give me please an advice ?
> >
> > I have actualy an AMD Opteron and the idea is, for the moment, to buy :
> >
> >    - CPU           AMD       Opteron 1356
> >    - Motherboard   Tyan      Tomcat n3400B (S2925-E)
> >    - Memory        Kingston  KVR800D2E6K2/4G   (2x kit of 2x2GB = 8GB)
> >
> > Perhaps somebody have an experience with some of that.

> I guess what I am saying is, look to your application.  You did not tell 
> us what you were building this machine for.

Yes, I did not tell. I should, I regret.

I am going to build a Postgresql server, and  will execute a lot of perl
(local) scripts in relation with the database. A lot of read/write in
large tables (>10'000'000 rows), so I need (several) indexes... which
have to be updated at each write.

The scripts will have to do a lot of manipulations with datas.

So, I want something fine. I took some informations like :

For AMD Opteron 1356, look this :

Tyan Tomcat n3400B (S2925-E) is recomended by AMD for its largest
Opterons 1xxx, so will can upgrade  :)

? Impossible to find the Supermicro MB's. -> ?

An opinion on this Tyan MB :

Kingston KVR800D2E6K2/4G : 

This is recomended by Kingston for this Tyan MB :

An opinion on this Kingston RAM :

But I have simply a doubt... Is the AMD Opteron a good choice ?
I *presume* it's the best of AMD, and I wonder if Intel would be better.


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