Reply to post: Re: About effing time -- But what about performance per watt?

AMD does an Italian job on Intel, unveils 32-core, 64-thread 'Naples' CPU

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Re: About effing time -- But what about performance per watt?

>what about performance per watt?

Overall system (power) performance and pricing may be more important.

A few watts difference on the CPU may mean little if you are doubling up on systems. Twice the 40G adapters, power supplies, cabling, 40G switch ports and anything else which goes in.

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