Re: HT not active

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Tue Aug 15 2006 - 13:45:26 EST

Jan Engelhardt wrote:
They are now pretty cheap in the USA. Being obsolete by a year
or so gets some good performance at the additional electrical
cost of a nightlight!
5W != 100W

I wonder whether 20 Transmeta 5800 (running at roughly 6W when under load) could outperform one Pentium4 ;-)

Don't know about 20 TM5800s, but 12 TM8800s (same power ballpark) certainly did...

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