[bf1942] P4 or Athlon for server platform?

David Huysmans fa407122 at skynet.be
Mon May 12 07:03:54 EDT 2003

compare a xceon agaisnt a opteron and look at the diffrence 64 for game
srvert is perfect have an alpha satiotn as gfame server and ah hp 9000 class
D server that works perfect and sorry to say but xeon suck realy even intel
sucks lateley
----- Original Message -----
From: "NINjak" <ninjak at ss-nl.com>
To: <bf1942 at icculus.org>
Sent: Monday, May 12, 2003 11:47 AM
Subject: Re: [bf1942] P4 or Athlon for server platform?

> >> Athlon instead of the
> >>
> >>>P4/XEON !
> >>
> >>
> >> Athlon and p4's can't be compaired to a xeon.
> >
> >Additionally, I cannot second this opinion. Our 2.6 GHz Xeons perform
> >much, much better than their Athlon MP counterparts and can take more
> >game servers per box.
> The experience of a friend of mine is the other way around a dual 2 Ghz
> XEON system could not handle the same number of CS servers that where on
> AMD Athlon MP 1900+ system ! After the switch (MP<>XEON) people (clan
> servers) where complaining about extreme lag, when the switch was undone
> everything was fine (again) !

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