• beefcat@beehaw.org
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    7 months ago

    it’s great that the new machine suits your needs with so little power. whatever gets the job done with the least energy and cost is almost always the best option.

    we are just questioning whether its performance is truly comparable with the old one. because arm cannot replace x86 on performance per watt alone, many applications need more performance regardless of wattage. i think your old machine was overkill for your use case

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      7 months ago

      Yeah makes sense! It probably doesn’t although I have no benchmarks to prove it, it just is enough for me. I know this much though: even if the x86 server had the same specs (ram, GHz) as the arm version it likely still draws more power