Subject: how much does the L2 cache affect performance?
To: NetBSD Users's Discussion List <netbsd-users@NetBSD.org>
From: Henry Nelson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/22/2007 20:22:07
I have a choice between two PentIII's, SL364 (450/512/100/2.0V S1) and
SL3XM (700/256/100/1.65V S1). The machine the cpu is intended for is a
web, mail and shell account server. Does the biggest gain come from a
higher clock speed or a larger L2 cache, I wonder. NetBSD kernel of course.