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Intel shows off Tigertown

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The Inquirer got a very nice look at Intels latest and greatest server computer, Tigertown. Basically, Tigertown is a true quad-CPU computer. It seems like it takes four Woodcrest CPU's, and then gives them four seperate channels. Each CPU is cooled by a gigantic aluminum block, and the north bridge is cooled by what looks like a pure copper CPU heatsink. This obviously isn't for the cost sensitive bunch, put should be extremely fast for people relying on a high-performance server.


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Mean!
 
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Do you think they will do a silent SFF version?


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#6
holy motha.......

i want one of these babys. for 3ds rendering. holy crap that would be AMAZING!
 

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Thats Insane
 

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Shit, that thning prob rip through some F@H.
 

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Only one pci express slot, that's kinda lame.
 

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yeah but this prolly isnt the only mobo they prolly have a few w/ like 4 pcie slots
 
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This is the recommended hardware for Crysis & Alan Wake.
 
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when is this getup coming out again?
 

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i want one :cry: :p
 

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absolutely wicked

this is the future yall
 
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Can you run Windows XP on this. I think XP has a max CPU limit of 2, or am I wrong? Similarly, Windows Server 2003 maxes at 4 CPU unless you get the "datacentre" lecense.

The OS is going to cost you as much as the PC. Ouch!
 
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You dont really need a graphic card if u are running a server....
You are not suppose to play games on a server :roll:
 
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Only one pci express slot, that's kinda lame.
Yeah, because all those rackmount servers want a cheap ass gaming GPU to go in there and kill the server. :banghead:

Can you run Windows XP on this. I think XP has a max CPU limit of 2, or am I wrong? Similarly, Windows Server 2003 maxes at 4 CPU unless you get the "datacentre" lecense.

The OS is going to cost you as much as the PC. Ouch!
XP? nope. You need windows server with a nice expensive license. :laugh:

Or better yet, just run linux... :)
 
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doesn't xp pro support more than 2? i know home doesn't.
 
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ah my bad.

thank god for ubuntu.
 

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#23
Can you run Windows XP on this. I think XP has a max CPU limit of 2, or am I wrong? Similarly, Windows Server 2003 maxes at 4 CPU unless you get the "datacentre" lecense.

The OS is going to cost you as much as the PC. Ouch!
I believe 2003 standard supports up to 4 CPU's, so it will work with 2003 standard, since licensing goes per socket.