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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"

Will putting that CPU in my PC be any different than having my current CPU?
To be blunt, No It wont be any different. If you compare a mainstream CPU and It's server equivalent there aren't many differences. They perform the same, produce the same amount of heat, require the same voltage etc. There is one difference. Server grade components, In particular CPU's tend to be of a higher quality. This may reflect In their life span, their ability to overclock, the rate at which they scale at any given voltage etc. A good example of this is the socket 939 opterons which were very popular amongst overclockers.

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yes sir,The Opty's were very nice OC'ers on the 939 rigs.
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I still think I'm going to skip the whole AM2/+ and the C2D/Q lines of stuff. My 939 system still owns, and when it starts falling behind I can SLI mod it and then get another 88gt.

I'll wait until the next socket from Intel is out and then compare it to the line of AMD thats out

this still looks great, but get the lower version and OVERCLOCK! The price on this is only justifiable if you're trying to save electricity
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I still think I'm going to skip the whole AM2/+ and the C2D/Q lines of stuff. My 939 system still owns, and when it starts falling behind I can SLI mod it and then get another 88gt.

I'll wait until the next socket from Intel is out and then compare it to the line of AMD thats out

this still looks great, but get the lower version and OVERCLOCK! The price on this is only justifiable if you're trying to save electricity
Yeah that's a smart idea. If I were in your position I'd do the same.
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Let's hope they OC well
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Performance per watt is what I want.
Why would anyone want performance per watt when he is going to overclock stuff? IIRC overclocking doesn't do anything to improve the PPW ratio.
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