Which processor gives most bang/buck?

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Message 687743 - Posted: 2 Dec 2007, 3:34:42 UTC

I am building dedicated units to run SETI and was wondering which processor gives the highest RAC/$. Also, is the amount of memory important? My best unit so far is a Q6600 w 512MB, running about 1900 RAC. I paid $277 for the processor, but I see other people getting better results with the less expensive quad Zeons. Any suggestions would be appreciated!
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Message 687747 - Posted: 2 Dec 2007, 3:50:27 UTC - in response to Message 687743.  

I am building dedicated units to run SETI and was wondering which processor gives the highest RAC/$. Also, is the amount of memory important? My best unit so far is a Q6600 w 512MB, running about 1900 RAC. I paid $277 for the processor, but I see other people getting better results with the less expensive quad Zeons. Any suggestions would be appreciated!
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Better to take your query to the number crunching forum as that's where the majority of the number chaser are to be found.
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