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I have a question. Is it possible to run 2+ conroes on a single mobo (like dual socket). I know they make them for amd and intel, but they are normally different sockets (940 for example).

If it is possible, then do they currently have any dual socket 755 boards?

if any which would you suggest?
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post #2 of 11
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Originally Posted by kagaos
I have a question. Is it possible to run 2+ conroes on a single mobo (like dual socket). I know they make them for amd and intel, but they are normally different sockets (940 for example).

If it is possible, then do they currently have any dual socket 755 boards?

if any which would you suggest?
I don't think anyone have a Dual Socket 775 board for Conroe yet. So you can't do it right now
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Conroe doesn't support SMP. You can only do dual processors with Woodcrest.
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mmk...thats what I figured. Just wondered if it was possible. Do you think there will be any conroe that support dual socket?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kagaos
mmk...thats what I figured. Just wondered if it was possible. Do you think there will be any conroe that support dual socket?
like selectodude said. Conroe doesn't support SMP so they won't have a dual socket 775 for it
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mmk...thats what I figured. Just wondered if it was possible. Do you think there will be any conroe that support dual socket?
No. Never.
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Damn I was looking forward to buying a second X6800.
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Why would you want a Conroe in a dual processor platform? Woodcrest is EXACTLY the same but with a 1333 vs 1066 FSB so it is the better CPU IMO.

They've been making dual socket 771 boards that support Woodcrest for a while now, Intel 5000P chipset is a very nice chipset with all sorts of connectivity options, don't think it'll overclock worth a damn though lol. Good think Woodcrests come clocked up to 3GHz and down to 1.6GHz.
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^^^ I was about to say that. Woodcrest is Conroe and Merom is Conroe as well. All 3 based on the same architecture, so two Woodcrest is two Conroe CPUs.
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