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AMD= Agena B2, Agena B3, Deneb C2, Thuban, Deneb C3, Zambezi, Vishera...

Pretty valid description to be honest, but Intel has had their problems too. Bloomfield had so many steppings...

Ah yes... Bloomfield... Intel's second attempt at hyperthreading and initial attempt at QPI all in a single CPU upgrade. With the initial stepping the power / heat with hyperthreading enabled was brutal and overclocking was almost non-existent without watercooling ... Then with the D0 stepping, everything got better and overclock got WAY better.

I had an Xeon X5550 and it was really a work horse for me when it came to pretty much anything.

It's a good thing they stuck with hyperthreading as it has really helped them in making great CPUs with really great power consumption.
 
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Originally Posted by nakano2k1 View Post

Ah yes... Bloomfield... Intel's second attempt at hyperthreading and initial attempt at QPI all in a single CPU upgrade. With the initial stepping the power / heat with hyperthreading enabled was brutal and overclocking was almost non-existent without watercooling ... Then with the D0 stepping, everything got better and overclock got WAY better.

I had an Xeon X5550 and it was really a work horse for me when it came to pretty much anything.

It's a good thing they stuck with hyperthreading as it has really helped them in making great CPUs with really great power consumption.

Without hyper-threading, an i5 would be Intel's top mainstream level CPU, and it would likely cost $300 tongue.gif
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