Dual-core CPU vs. very large cache

Mike Jakubik mikej at rogers.com
Thu Apr 27 03:30:17 UTC 2006

David O'Brien wrote:
> 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.

Same crap, different pins. The change simply allows AMD cpus to use DDR2 
memory, nothing more.

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