[Bioclusters] cluster hardware question

Duzlevski, Ognen bioclusters@bioinformatics.org
Wed, 15 Jan 2003 18:44:07 -0600 (CST)


I noticed a huge difference in pricing of dual 2.8 Ghz Xeons as opposed
to 2.4 Ghz ones. Is there an equal difference in performance between the
two? Or is it just a matter or hot-off-the-press vs.
been-there-for-some-time? :)

Additionally, what is the general feeling on dual-athlons vs. dual-xeons,
both in terms of performance and possible upgradeability, within a

Any opinions, experiences and advice appreciated!