Re: Advice on system purchase
Am Freitag, 2. November 2012 schrieb Martin Steigerwald:
> > > But I do believe that the kernel pings
> > > between 800 MHz and turbo mode not for nothing.
> > I have no idea what point you're making here.
> "ondemand" scheduler tends to do it by give-me-everything-you-got or
> the- least-you-can-provide.
> As I experience the Linux kernel is using that turbo mode quite a lot.
> So something has to benefit from it. How noticable it is? I think it
> can be noticable with fast SSD and lots of RAM.
> Thus I do think that it potentially gives the following benefits:
> 1) faster execution / lower latency on peak loads
> 2) less power consumption due to longer sleep periods.
> And thus I say, that I better use a dual core CPU with higher peak
> performance for typical desktop workloads, than a quad core CPU with
> lower peak performance. A quad core CPU with as high peak performance
> might be in order if something compiles software a lot.
peak performance per core that is obviously.
Martin 'Helios' Steigerwald - http://www.Lichtvoll.de
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