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I just stumbled upon this at newegg . I am not sure if any one has posted this before but MAN 6 cores !!! This is a MONSTER CPU ! so now when is AMD going to respond to this and look at it is is a 45NM CPU as well . Seems to me like the core wars are on and Intel is taking a huge leap forward ! I never though it would cost so much though think they will ever bring that price down ? $2,399.00 !! That is sure a ton of cash !

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819117176
 
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SOCKET 604???? Never heard of it. Otherwise, nice find.
 
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This is just 3 dual cores put together on one chip LOL
 

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This is just 3 dual cores put together on one chip LOL
OK so what ? it is still a six cored CPU ! That is like saying that the Q6600 is just 2 cores glued together But what you fail to realize is that they still have 4 cores run like a quad core and perform like any quad core now this is a 6 core CPU and it is really fast . Same thing though it IS A 6 CORE CPU no matter how you may look at it and what is even more Intel is the first one to get one out to the market so well they have the first 6 core CPU just like they had the first Quad core CPU .
 

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:shadedshu

1066 FSB=bandwidth killer

wikipedia said:
Dunnington[18] - the last CPU of the Penryn generation and Intel's first multi-core (above two) die - features a single-die six- (or hexa-) core design with three unified 3 MB L2 caches (resembling three merged 45 nm dual-core Wolfdale dies), and 96 KB L1 cache (Data) and 16 MB of L3 cache. It features 1066 MHz FSB, fits into the Tigerton's mPGA604 socket, and is compatible with the both the Intel Caneland, and IBM X4 chipsets. These processors support DDR2-1066 (533 MHz), and have a maximum TDP below 130 W. They are intended for blades and other stacked computer systems. Availability is scheduled for the second half of 2008. It will be followed shortly by the Nehalem microarchitecture.

http://www.provantage.com/amd-os8435wjs6dgn~7AAMD28Y.htm

true 6 core design and beats the above XEON and is 75watts
 
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I also noticed that it has a very low tdp, just 90w. Hell, that is almost like a phenom II with half the cores.
 

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So get your $2400 bucks out of the bank and get one already...
 

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old find, been up there for almost 2 1/2 weeks.
 

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LOL Cdawall there is nothing that is on wikipedia that I trust .
how about the true 6 core design from amd for $1400 less

http://www.pcsforeveryone.com/Product/AMD/OS2435WJS6DGNWOF

not to mention this is 75w not 90w 6x2.6ghz with a higher bandwidth link and larger cash and has been out for the entire month of june the dunnington model chips were an oh shit movement from intel trying to combat these 6 core chips from AMD
 

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how about the true 6 core design from amd for $1400 less

http://www.pcsforeveryone.com/Product/AMD/OS2435WJS6DGNWOF

not to mention this is 75w not 90w 6x2.6ghz with a higher bandwidth link and larger cash and has been out for the entire month of june the dunnington model chips were an oh shit movement from intel trying to combat these 6 core chips from AMD
WOW nice find !!
Why doesn't newegg have them though ?
 

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newegg is normally slow to get AMD server chips
OH ok . But from this then I can assume that the core war's are now officially on ? And this is no longer who has the faster MHz CPU but whom has the most cores right ?
 

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OH ok . But from this then I can assume that the core war's are now officially on ? And this is no longer who has the faster MHz CPU but whom has the most cores right ?
lol maybe


i wish they had oc'ing boards for both of these i want to see if it is like a Q6600 vs phenom II :laugh:
 

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SOCKET 604???? Never heard of it. Otherwise, nice find.
Old socket with continuing support. It's a good job by Intel. Server market isn't as "cutting-edge" as we are. We don't swap parts, unless we have to.
 

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Dunnington isn't MCM. It has been out for many months already.

Socket 604 is found in a lot of servers around the world and the Dunnington processors allow them to increase performance as much as 12 fold with limited extra costs beyond the processor itself.
 
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how about the true 6 core design from amd for $1400 less

http://www.pcsforeveryone.com/Product/AMD/OS2435WJS6DGNWOF

not to mention this is 75w not 90w 6x2.6ghz with a higher bandwidth link and larger cash and has been out for the entire month of june the dunnington model chips were an oh shit movement from intel trying to combat these 6 core chips from AMD
Six core from AMD, wow I've been living under a rock. I need to research more:D
 

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Old socket with continuing support. It's a good job by Intel. Server market isn't as "cutting-edge" as we are. We don't swap parts, unless we have to.
For DP it's old yes. Has been replaced by 771 and now by 1366. However, for MP servers it has been the standard all this time. If it was really an "old" socket they wouldn't release a 6 core CPU for it. The fact that it's for MP servers also is the reason for the price.
Either way, this CPU was released a while ago, nothing new, there has been a news article about it on TPU.
 
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how about the true 6 core design from amd for $1400 less

http://www.pcsforeveryone.com/Product/AMD/OS2435WJS6DGNWOF

not to mention this is 75w not 90w 6x2.6ghz with a higher bandwidth link and larger cash and has been out for the entire month of june the dunnington model chips were an oh shit movement from intel trying to combat these 6 core chips from AMD
Intel Xeon E7450 Dunnington is a "true" six-core design. Xeon 7400 CPUs fit in the same Caneland platforms as older quad-core/four-socket Xeon 7300s, so they're little more than drop-in upgrades in some cases. Server makers should be able to fit as many as 16 Xeons 7400s in a single system, for a total of 96 processing cores with as much as 256GB of memory.



It is also at least half-year old, so AMD is very late to the party with their Istambuls.
 

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Intel Xeon E7450 Dunnington is a "true" six-core design. Xeon 7400 CPUs fit in the same Caneland platforms as older quad-core/four-socket Xeon 7300s, so they're little more than drop-in upgrades in some cases. Server makers should be able to fit as many as 16 Xeons 7400s in a single system, for a total of 96 processing cores with as much as 256GB of memory.

http://techreport.com/r.x/2008q3/dunnington_small.jpg

It is also at least half-year old, so AMD is very late to the party with their Istambuls.
look at the pic you posted it has 3 banks of 45nm cores now go look at the AMD design

www.nordichardware.com/news,7725.html

istanbul is a true 6 core design while the intel version is a bunch of dual cores grouped together that talk accross the FSB. the size and number of cores possible in the system dont really matter to what i said so i do not know why you brought it up... and the 8 series istanbul chips will allow the same thing from AMD.
 

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