[nycbug-talk] 1U Server Recommendations

Sunny Dubey sunny-ml
Wed Jan 12 00:21:16 EST 2005

On Tuesday 11 January 2005 23:50, alex at pilosoft.com wrote:

> Keep in mind that on 64-bit architecture, you will need about twice as
> much RAM to get similar performance as on 32-bit architecture. If your app
> requires 2G to get decent performance on i386, you'll need 4G on x86_64.
> Prices on Xeon and AMD Opteron 2xx are very close. Motherboards are too.

can you explain why this is so ?

(I've heard some weird theories about 32bit to 64bit migration in terms of 
performance, mostly from Alpha users though ... )

Sunny Dubey

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