[Snort-users] RE: Help me choose which system to run snort on.
Alex Butcher, ISC/ISYS
Alex.Butcher at ...11254...
Tue Nov 30 07:15:03 EST 2004
--On 30 November 2004 08:59 -0600 Jim Richards <jrichards at ...11930...>
> 2, 1GHz Processors (P3)= 1.6GHz (you loose approx 20% by going multiple
> 1, 2GHz Processor (P4) = This is a P4 which means it should have
No, HT only came in on the faster P4s and Xeons:
<http://www.intel.com/products/ht/hyperthreading_more.htm>. There are no
2GHz CPUs with HT.
> If you go dual, you can process 2 simultaneous threads at a total of
> 1.6GHz. If you go single 2GHz, you still get 2 simultaneous threads, but
> at 2GHz.
Except that HT isn't symmetric. It's best thought of as an extra 1/6 of a
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