AMD Shanghai Opteron CPUs On Linux
Written by Michael Larabel in Processors on 2 January 2009. Page 9 of 12. 23 Comments

AMD's Shanghai is about 20% faster than the Barcelona at encoding an MP3 file using LAME.

Encrypting a 2GB file with GnuPG hadn't led to much of a difference between processors until dropping in two 2.7GHz Shanghai CPUs.

Two 2.7GHz Shanghai parts were about 18% faster than two 2.3GHz Barcelona CPUs with OpenSSL RSA 4096-bit performance.

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