I'm going to build 2 new computers, one for OLTP database server, other for multimidia jobs. Each computer will start with 2 CPU. I'm also looking for a mainboard using the ServerWorks Grand Champion High End(GC-HE) chipset.
Which one is faster, XEON DP 2.4GHz (512KB L2 Cache) v.s. XEON MP 1.6GHz (256MB L2 Cache, 1MB L3 Cache)?