virtualization performance (yet another amd vs intel) Tags: Virtualization CPUs Intel AMD Last response: December 9, 2013 1:40 PM in CPUs Share raysv December 9, 2013 12:07:31 PM Hi, I'm going to build acouple of hyper-v rigs, and can't seem to make up my mind if i should go the amd or intel route. My question is: If we don't think about the sales price for the cpus, what will be the best performer in a virtualization rig with 8 VMs running? The i7 4771 or the FX-8350? Is the 4 intel cores so good that they beat the AMD's 8? More about : virtualization performance amd intel Supahos a c 96 à CPUs a b À AMD December 9, 2013 12:21:48 PM If you really want a lot of VMs running have you considered running a LGA2011 rig? The 64gb of memory might be worth it on its own in that setup. m 0 l raysv December 9, 2013 1:13:28 PM Yeah have considered, but came to the conclusjon that it would be overkill for my "homelab", since i do want to build two boxes so i can do a HA cluster.. but ofcourse, dual cpu would be nice aswell hehe m 0 l Related resources Yet another AMD vs Intel Question - Forum AMD vs Intel Virtualization: KVM VPS - Forum AMD FX-9590 vs Intel i7-3930k for desktop virtualization - Forum Intel vs AMD for Virtualization (home lab) - Forum Yet another Intel or AMD question - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Supahos a c 96 à CPUs a b À AMD December 9, 2013 1:18:19 PM Of course one potential issue with the 2011 build is do any of the socket 2011 processors support VM? I know the K processors don't like running like that on the 1150 platform, not sure about 2011. m 0 l bjaminnyc a b à CPUs December 9, 2013 1:40:06 PM Both kinda have 8 threads, depending on how you interpret marketing. The 4771 might give you slight edge for some tasks, but likely not worth the net cost. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedINTEL Core i3-4130 vs AMD FX-6300 Multithread performance and upgrade path Forum SolvedAMD Vs. Intel processors for low budget high performance computer Forum SolvedProcessor performance (AMD vs Intel) Forum SolvedAMD vs Intel: Does single core performance really matter? Forum SolvedIntel vs AMD Price/Performance Forum Solved$1500 AMD Build vs. $1500 Intel Build: Which Will Give Better Performance? Forum SolvedAnother Intel vs. AMD thread Forum CPU performance between amd fx 8300 vs something intel I processor Forum SolvedNeed a programming, virtualization, photo editing build. Intel i7 3770 or i5 or AMD FX series? Forum AMD vs Intel CPU for Ubuntu with Windows virtual box Forum Static pressure vs airflow - yet another thread on this Forum SolvedIntel Quad Core or AMD 8 Core for Virtualization Forum SolvedYet another IPS vs Surround Question.. Forum SolvedIs it worth upgrading from a AMD a8 5600k to another FM2 cpu/apu? Or is the upgrade not worth the differance in performance? Forum SolvedYet Another 1st timer doing a Budget AMD System Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !