Nocona, Opteron compared


GamePC has a dually shoot-out between AMD's Opteron 250 and Intel's new "Nocona" core Xeon 3.4GHz. The article examines performance in all sorts of content creation and workstation-class applications, and even throws in an Apache 2.0 test for fun. This one's a must-read for SMP enthusiasts, especially those wondering whether the latest Xeons can steal some of Opteron's thunder.
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