Re: NAMD in parallel on CPUs of different type

From: Thomas Albers (
Date: Fri Oct 19 2012 - 21:51:47 CDT


>> We recently expanded our departmental computer cluster. The old
>> machines are AMD Phenom II, the new ones are Intel i5-3570. Is it
>> possible and recommended to run compute jobs in parallel on both types
>> of computers?

> Possible: yes. Recommended: No, performance will suffer.

-v, please. What's the reason - the load balancer assuming that all
machines have the same processing power, or something else?


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