[bf1942] BF2 server AMD vs Intel comparison
killing at multiplay.co.uk
Tue Jun 14 09:58:12 EDT 2005
We've tested in the past and found that for game servers it was a slight
hit in performance.
Not to mention that HT presents a security issue due to the shared
processor cache i.e. a thread on the logical processor can access the
information of the thread on the real processor even though it not
See the following for more info:
N.B. its not OS specific
Note: BF2 does make some use of threading as when we where
testing a 64 player server on a 2.8 Xeon we got it to report 118%
CPU on inspection there is a second thread which actually does
do some processing on a regular basis all be it a small amount.
Steve / K
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kingsley Foreman" <kingsley at internode.com.au>
To: <bf1942 at icculus.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 14, 2005 2:44 PM
Subject: Re: [bf1942] BF2 server AMD vs Intel comparison
> long story :)
> mostly to do with me not thinking it does much and the monitoring software I
> if someone can prove that it does something other then change timing for the
> worse, ill be
> more then happy to re-enable it, not including Intel hype :)
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