[ut3] Linux dedicated server for beta demo now available!
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Mon Oct 15 11:07:38 EDT 2007
They're both "suitable" depending upon the load you're going to be
generating, you will benefit greatly from the Dual Core option however.
On 15/10/2007, [FnG] Lambik <fng.lambik at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am considering in upgrading the server,
> the choice is "AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+", or "AMD Athlon 64 3700+" , is
> either of 'em suitable to run UT3 Demo on ?
> Which distribution is recommended to run UT3 on ? Debian (or Debian based
> like Ubuntu), OpenSuSE or FedoraCore ?
> On 10/15/07, Loibisch <loibisch at clanci.net> wrote:
> > Ryan C. Gordon wrote:
> > > It's built with -march=pentium4 -mtune=pentium4 -msse2 -mfpmath=sse
> > > ... so it will use generic instructions that were only available on
> > > P4-level hardware, and sse2 for all math operations.
> > >
> > > If you're still on Pentium III level hardware, it's time to upgrade.
> > I think you should consider putting out another (less optimized) build
> > for those people running Athlon XP (or MP) systems. There's no reason
> > why it shouldn't work without the SSE2 routines unless you used some of
> > them using inline assembler code.
> > Saying an Athlon XP is "Pentium III level" is quite harsh (and not
> > true). While it may be lacking SSE2 it's actually a far advanced
> > technology when compared directly.
> > Just saying this because you will probably put off a lot of people who
> > don't have the time, money or energy to upgrade their old box.
> > That being said: please also keep the optimized builds. :)
> > Cheers,
> > Loibisch
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Lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on mine.
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