[Samba] samba on quad core vs dual core

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Mon Dec 8 19:21:41 GMT 2008

On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 2:21 PM, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
>>On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 2:14 PM, Mark Nienberg <gmane at tippingmar.com> wrote:
>> For a new file server that doesn't really do much other than run samba, is
>> there any advantage to quad core CPUs vs dual core?  Say the two options are
>> equivalent in price.
> I have not seen much on my gigabit network (servers and clients). The
> cpu usage is generally low even on single core servers with 5 TB of
> software raid 5. With that said I did order a q9950 and a new
> motherboard to replace a single core system today but that was because
> of a stability problem and not for performance  reasons. $450 US for
> the mobo (asus p5q pro + CPU is certainly not going to break the
> budget.
> John

John M. Drescher

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