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What's the difference between Desktop CPU's and Server CPU's? And please don't say the obvious "one is for desktops, the other for servers"
The most important thing is the lower power requirements, and the higher binning. Basically the server processor go through a much more rigorous testing, so you're going to get a higher quality part than you would going with a Phenom. I remember back with socket 939, Opterons would overclock really easily. I'm hoping that this is the same way, because I'd get a Shanghai Opteron when they come out if it runs on AM2/AM3.
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they went back to the 939/754 style boxes this time it seems.


either way , maybe my server mobo will support em
They should work on almost any AM2 or AM2+ motherboard. What makes this news in my opinion is that you get a low TDP Quad at 75w. So far all the quads for AM2/AM2+ have been 95w or 125w.
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forget the 9850 black edition, i think this one is the killer chip id say for amd, i mean opterons for 939 were bad booty werent they? but they have a cheaper one at 2.1 for 50 bucks cheaper at 219.99, that sounds nice.
Edited by bucdan - 6/23/08 at 3:09pm
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awesome. still room for upgrading on this board.
    
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forget the 9850 black edition, i think this one is the killer chip id say for amd, i mean opterons for 939 were bad booty werent they? but they have a cheaper one at 2.1 for 50 bucks cheaper at 219.99, that sounds nice.
yes sir,The Opty's were very nice OC'ers on the 939 rigs.
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post #16 of 24
awesome.. something new for am2!!! will so be gettin one of these =D
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post #17 of 24
well quad core and 75w, prolly the price will go down when more retailers start selling them.
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well quad core and 75w, prolly the price will go down when more retailers start selling them.
I wouldn't expect the Opterons price to drop like the Phenoms did. These are much better chips and I'm sure AMD knows it. I really can't wait to get my hands on them.
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post #19 of 24
Forget that...did you see there are Socket F quads on there..(those who own a 4x4 system are screaming).
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Forget that...did you see there are Socket F quads on there..(those who own a 4x4 system are screaming).
I may have wet myself. ugh! should have bought that Asus board!
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