Re: Processor upgrade

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by Wolfgang Weisselberg, May 15, 2013.

  1. Floyd L. Davidson <> wrote:

    > The solution is not to look for the fastest CPU as such,
    > but rather look for the chip with the most cores. Even
    > if each core is half as fast as those on some other
    > chip, the times when the speed of any one or two cores
    > is the problem are rare. And when a process can be
    > spread out over multiple cores... there ain't nothing
    > like a pair of 6 core chips!


    Sure there is: a rig with 24 cores. Or 100 cores. Or 1000
    cores. (See Beowulf cluster).

    -Wolfgang
     
    Wolfgang Weisselberg, May 15, 2013
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