Howdy fine folks:
I am going to put together a single node (master/node) home server for origin use and have a quick question about best performance for origin for developer usage (mainly Java and Node.js builds/deploys)
Currently I am deciding between a single CPU Skylake i7 6700:
and using all consumer grade hardware which limits me to 64gb ram and would limit me to 4 cores / 8 threads.
Alternatively, I am thinking of doing a dual Xeon setup with this CPU:
Which would allow my to go up > 128gb ram and have 16 cores with 32 threads.
I know the Xeon is an older arch (Haswell) so it's two generations behind but I can't afford the latest xeon chips.
So, the question is, better to have more cores/threads on older arch or skylake for origin workloads.