BLAST: P4 mono, or P3 bi-processeur?

Jonathan Epstein Jonathan_Epstein at nih.gov
Fri Apr 26 04:35:45 EST 2002


Why not a dual-processor Athlon using the 760MP motherboards?  Lots of bang
for the buck.  Our Beowulf cluster at NIH uses them now, and I haven't heard
of any complaints.

- Jonathan

"François Coulier" <coulier at marseille.inserm.fr> wrote in message
news:3CC6C265.DEAA6272 at marseille.inserm.fr...
> Hello!
>
> I am planning to replace the linux machine that runs our BLAST
> programmes, and I'm seeking advice on the choice for the processor.
>
> I hesitate between a Pentium 3 biprocessor, a Pentium 4 monoprocessor,
> or athlon based machine.
>
> Anyone willing to share her/his experience?
>
> François
>
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