Originally Posted by KyadCK
No one said WRX80 is multi-socket.
SP3 does not require a new socket. A major selling point of EPYC 2 is that it works in EPYC 1 motherboard;
Yes the socket is the same but it requires new revision of motherboard (maybe 1 or 2 here or there are compatible perhaps I have not looked at every single gen 1 system), it is same as 5600 intel processor line, our Dell servers required us to replace the motherboard to use the new CPUs even though everything was "the same". In our Sun multi socket systems to upgrade from 2 to 4-6 core AMD processors it required new CPU cards even though the "socket was the same". This is just tired marketing and means nothing in reality to actual hardware in my experience.
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