[mythtv-users] SMP Performance

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Tue Dec 12 15:59:34 UTC 2006

On 12/12/06, Ryan Duffy <dusteur at excite.com> wrote:
> > speed, taking into account that the Opteron's have no PowerNow!
> > feature, which makes me think that for a frontend only machine, you'd
> > may not want to get an Opteron.
> Don't know where you got that impression from, but its not true. My Opteron is very
> happy with its PowerNow functionality and spends about 90% of its time in its lowest
> power state. All Opterons produced since 2004 are PowerNow enabled.

Interesting, apparently the Wiki page on the Opteron's is woefully outdated.
In that case, buy whichever is cheaper, or the Opteron if you plan on o/c'ing.

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