Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Dual core Opteron has 4X price/performance advantage over Xeon DC

Opteron 265 price has been slashed to $307, and Opteron 270 price has been cut to $441. INTEL's Paxville 2.8GHZ is selling at about $1200.

However, Opteron 265 is much much faster than Paxville. In Apache Benchmark, with 50,000 users, Opteron 265 handles 1510 requests/second, Paxville 2.8GHZ does 1199 requests/second.

Price/Performance for INTEL Xeon Paxville: 1199/$1200

Price/Performance for Opteron 265: 1510/$307

Opteron 265 has 4X price/performance advantage over dual core Xeon.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Bravo, Sharikou!
Mes admirations!

6:26 PM, February 14, 2006  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Well... _that_ I call good news :) but seriously - I didn't believe it will happen - really nice surprise
and -> Sharikou - keep up the good job!

8:07 AM, February 15, 2006  

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