[tech] New clubroom machine and graphics card
grahame at angrygoats.net
Sun Aug 1 21:03:52 WST 2010
Eh, might as well get a machine that's interesting to program for.
Lots of cores is where things are going, might be fun figuring how to
get something non-trivial to run nicely on the thing.
On 29 July 2010 15:13, Anil Sharma <maset at ucc.asn.au> wrote:
> I propose getting a number of cores that will actually be used.
> make -j kinda counts, except this is going to be a desktop machine,
> not a server.
> As I've said many times before, it's your club, do what you want.
> However, I see zero point in going down the surplus cores, lower
> performance route.
> On 29 July 2010 11:30, Mitch Kelly <mitch at ucc.asn.au> wrote:
>> Price Diff: (2.8Ghz equiv)
>> Hexacore: Price $239.00
>> Core i5 (Quad): $259.00
>> Anil, Are you proposing we spend more on getting Less cores?
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>> I for one intend to execute make -j at some point.
>> On Thu, 29 Jul 2010, Anil Sharma wrote:
>>> I'm pretty sure quad-cores are still unnecessary for UCC's desktop
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