[Wien] How is the performance dependent on CPU cache size

Laurence Marks L-marks at northwestern.edu
Wed Oct 17 03:17:52 CEST 2007

Let me second this question; we are badly missing this type of
information as well as mpi information (how multiple core CPU's handle

On 10/16/07, Johan Eriksson <joher at ifm.liu.se> wrote:
> Dear Wien community
> What difference will 1MB or 2MB or 4MB of CPU cache give in Wien? I'm
> now thinking about similarly clocked Intel core 2 duo CPUs. Is it
> justified to pay 4X for a 4MB CPU (E6XXX series) when the cost of a 1MB
> (E2XXX series) is X?
> Cheers
> /Johan
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Laurence Marks
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