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SubjectRe: Minutes from Feb 21 LSE Call
On Sun, 23 Feb 2003, David Mosberger wrote:

> >>>>> On Sun, 23 Feb 2003 14:48:48 -0800 (PST), David Lang <david.lang@digitalinsight.com> said:
>
> David.L> I would call a 15% lead over the ia64 pretty substantial.
>
> Huh? Did you misread my mail?
>
> 2 GHz Xeon: 701 SPECint
> 1 GHz Itanium 2: 810 SPECint
>
> That is, Itanium 2 is 15% faster.

according to pricewatch i could buy ten 2GHz Xeons for about the cost of
one Itanium 2 900MHz.

that's not even considering the cost of the motherboards i'd need to plug
those into.

-dean
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