quote: But honestly, if you were building a server now, would you choose an Opteron or a Core2-Quad based Xeon? Yea, I thought so.
quote: I would actually pick an Opteron-based server. First reason is cost, second is power, third is scaling across client-loads.
quote: However, no AMD processor manufactured today is DDR3 compatible ...
quote: For starters, Intel will abandon the front-side bus model in favor of QuickPath Interconnect; a serial bus similar to HyperTransport.