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Old 04-27-11, 07:31 PM   #30
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Default Re: Intel X79 Chipset

Any dual socket Xeon will be clocked a lot lower than single socket counterparts, so you are right; having a 8-core Xeon is not good enough and will be terribly overpriced as a desktop solution considering the single socket performance.

Latest roadmap IIRC:

If the above is true, then we'll be waiting until 2H 2012 for the high end Ivy Bridge chips to bring 8 cores to EE.
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