quote: Perhaps at the lower end they have a good price/performance but so is a $4 Pentium III.
quote: As a matter of fact, businesses generally DON'T look at price/performance of the CPU, they are more concerned with cost of ownership of the whole system and tend to pick the higher end sku's. What's the point of buying last year's model if you're depreciating it over 2-3 years?
quote: Hm... were not the second "4" about the Hyperthreading links that were available per core?
quote: May I ask what exactly seperates a 4X4 system from a standard Dual-Socket Opteron workstation...
quote: AMD better keep dropping prices. AMD is ok on the low-end, but the low-end of the CPU war is rapidly approaching what AMD thought was their high end.
quote: Where/what are you looking at?