Originally Posted by Aquinus
The architecture was built with multi-threading in mind, yeah, but actually Interlagos is two 4-module BD dies put on the same silicon. It's basically 2x8150 clocked lower with a lower turbo, but think of the server power of just two of these 16-core chips. 32-cores for the price of 16 xeon threads. I have a feeling that Intel's cheapest 8-core offering won't keep up two decent Interlagos chips for server or heavily multithreaded workloads. At least AMD is doing something right.
just didnt translate to the desktop market, now Piledriver should fix somethings. The next one after Piledriver should be what Bulldozer should have truly been