Dual-core CPU vs. very large cache

David O'Brien obrien at freebsd.org
Thu Apr 27 03:21:01 UTC 2006

On Wed, Apr 26, 2006 at 12:43:27PM -0400, Mike Jakubik wrote:
> Steven Hartland wrote:
> >IIRC AM2 is not a server solution just a client one the new server
> >socket is significantly different.
> Its not a server/desktop thing, its a new socket that will allow AMD to 
> use DDR2 memory. It applies to both Athlons and Opterons.

No!  Socket AM2 is the DDR2 939-pin Athlon64 desktop replacement.
Socket F(1207) is DDR2 the 940-pin Opteron server replacement.
-- David  (obrien at FreeBSD.org)

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