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Intel will add additional security instructions to the Westmere server chips due later this month, the firm told journalists at Cebit today. Westmere-EP and the Nehalem-Ex chips also due in the next few weeks are Intel's two-fisted response to AMD's Magny-Cours launch, also due to hit IT managers this spring. At a briefing …

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Replace 15 for 1, 4 year old servers?

So does it come with 45 - 60 PCI slots then? Excellent I'll get right onto it.

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WTF?

performance wise -intel has never ever

achieved that kind of performance increase.

as far as i remember it was ~ 20% on major performance jumps.

so 4 years with nehalem being a major jump and core2duo being the other...

i will it 200% top. and i'm generous.

maybe due to SSD/SAN performance increase... but that got nothing to do with processors...

obviously that translate to 15x performance increase in 4 years . right.

ex. intel employee who was watching their performance charts....

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FAIL

FAIL: "RAS features, including MAC recovery"

I guess that the use of a meaningless, unexplained Three Letter Acronym in " 'MAC' recovery " is a placeholder for

Machine Check Architecture (MCA) Recovery

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Coffee/keyboard

Am i the Only One with a Hangover ?

we don,t need Killer $haRks we Need scalable, Reliable ,Exponential * Practically Implementable * Performance Increase Any Ideas ?

By the way as a Regular Vulture Supporter you Owe me a New Brain ...............................

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