Dual-core CPU vs. very large cache

David O'Brien obrien at freebsd.org
Thu Apr 27 18:57:29 UTC 2006

On Wed, Apr 26, 2006 at 11:30:14PM -0400, Mike Jakubik wrote:
> 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.

What does that mean?  "Same Crap"?  I was giving accurate and correct
names of the sockets and that there are two different Opteron rev.F
-- David  (obrien at FreeBSD.org)
Q: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
A: Why is top-posting (putting a reply at the top of the message) frowned upon?

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