Some Blog Errors Are Just Too Serious To Ignore. A Comparison of Intel Xeon 5400 (Harpertown) to Intel Xeon 5500 (Nehalem EP).

I’d like to direct readers to an important blog update/correction.

In my post entitled An Intel Xeon 5400 System That Outperforms An Intel 5500 (Nehalem EP) System? Believe It…Or Know It I blogged about an erroneous conclusion I had drawn about a test performed on these two processor models. I think the update does the blog post justice and it all serves as a good object lesson in how important Xeon topology is.  I must remember to practice what I preach (e.g., remain ever-aware of topology).

While on the topic, the following post remains as an example of the the type of workload that exhibits near-parity between Xeon 5400 and Xeon 5500:

Intel Xeon 5500 Nehalem: Is It 17 Percent Or 2.75-Fold Faster Than Xeon 5400 Harpertown? Well, Yes Of Course It Is!

2 Responses to “Some Blog Errors Are Just Too Serious To Ignore. A Comparison of Intel Xeon 5400 (Harpertown) to Intel Xeon 5500 (Nehalem EP).”


  1. 1 Nigel September 1, 2010 at 10:53 am

    “Some Blog Errors Are Just To Serious To Ignore”

    Indeed. Like using “To”, instead of “Too”.

    • 2 kevinclosson September 1, 2010 at 4:27 pm

      Nigel,
      Two true! Wear was my head? Their must have been something to distracting for mi two get it write. Hear, I have an idea. Eye think isle start running my text threw a content checker to insure I get it write next thyme. I hope you didn’t bother reading anything beyond that typo because the content would surely be a waste of your time.

      Thanks for the feedback. You’ll will find other typos. Feel free to comment on all of them.


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