Anyone have thoughts on the AMD .vs Intel CPUs?
I've been thinking about building a new computer. I've never had a
system with an AMD CPU....yet. I may press the new box into service
as a "home" or personal server.
The factor I've been wondering most about is GCC. I've read that the
compiled code is much better optimized for the Pentium III than the
AMD Athlon; that GCC doesn't really optimize for the AMD chips much at
all. I don't know how much a performance factor compiling from source
with the GCC on the Athlon .vs Pentium would be. Does anyone?
Anyone have input on this issue?
Also, I would enjoy reading any thoughts you care to share on the
various chipset, motherboard and memory options for a Linux developer
or server box. Stability and reliability are what I value
highest...but that's just me.... how about you? :o)
(I love this stuff!)