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Old 4th December, 2005, 09:00 PM
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Looking at ~$400 AMD 64x2 as well as ~$400 Opteron CPU's, the 64x2 runs 200 Mhz faster than its Opteron sibling. However, the Opteron sports 2 1 Mb L2 caches-- instead of the 64x2's 2 512 Kb L2 caches.
Some folks say that larger L2 caches don't mean much. Personally, the dual core Opteron's 2 1Mb L2's sound better than the Athlon 64x2's dual 512 Kb's do.
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