Fast Dual Core or slower Quad Core..?

Martin.Hepworth martinh at
Thu Apr 26 09:15:59 IST 2007


How many messages per day, and what sort of size?

Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of Paul Hutchings
> Sent: 26 April 2007 08:33
> To: MailScanner discussion
> Subject: Fast Dual Core or slower Quad Core..?
> As subject, I'm speccing up a box and am now looking at the DL360 G5
> range.
> Given the box should only be running OpenSuse/Postfix/MailScanner with
> ClamAV and SpamAssassin would people suggest a faster dual core CPU
> 2.3Ghz or a slower Quad Core CPU i.e. 1.6Ghz?
> I'm not familiar enough with how linux and the applications mentioned
> interact to know which would be of the most use and why.
> Cheers,
> Paul
> Paul Hutchings
> Network Administrator, MIRA Ltd.
> Tel: 44 (0)24 7635 5378
> Fax: 44 (0)24 7635 8378
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