[bf1942] P4 or Athlon for server platform?

Ryan Taylor - Brainless ryan at sleepywombat.org
Mon May 12 03:23:55 EDT 2003

i get away with 30 players on a athlong 2400+ with 256meg ram on windows
with me playing so i dunno what ur on about

but those systems would handle anything u wanna do including multiple server

at the moment i have a 1.4ghz thunderbird with 256 meg ram for my linux ded
and it handles 30 without a sweat as well

yours brainless
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tristan Gulyas" <zardoz at shafted.com.au>
To: <bf1942 at icculus.org>
Sent: Monday, May 12, 2003 12:29 PM
Subject: [bf1942] P4 or Athlon for server platform?

> Howdy all,
> we're about to purchase some server gear for our Melbourne-based LAN
> events (~300-400 players) and we're trying to decide between the Athlon or
> P4 platforms.  I'm fairly set on an Athlon 2500+ on an nForce2 board with
> either 512MB or 1GB RAM, however, we're also considering some of the lower
> end P4 offerings.
> We can't really spend much more than AU$900 on each machine so we're on a
> bit of a budget, although if the P4 offers *that much more* performance,
> then we might be able to strech it a tad.
> thanks in advance,
> ---
> Tristan Gulyas
> zardoz at shafted.com.au
> http://zardoz.hotblack.net/
> "We are the music makers..and we are the dreamers of the dream"
>  --Willy Wonka

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