quote: Another detail to note is that Dempsey is capable of processing up to four threads simultaneously thanks to HyperThreading, versus Woodcrest's maximum of two -- HyperThreading is not enabled on the first Core 2 Duos.
quote: Intel stated that when compared to AMD's Opteron processor, Woodcrest can be up to 33% more efficient in power consumption. Actual tests however indicated that Woodcrest is about 10% to 15% lower in some situations.
quote: The 1333 MHz FSB is actually two 667 MHz FSBs because there are two Xeon DP CPUs per system.
quote: I always thought SMP meant multiprocessing no matter whether you have two CPUs in a system from two boxes or not. So, SMP could be one dual-core (or multi-core) CPU or a CPU with HT technology
quote: They both dissipate 65 W and 130 W of thermal power, respectively
quote: What does FUD mean?