Reply to post: Re: But What About Purley?

AMD does an Italian job on Intel, unveils 32-core, 64-thread 'Naples' CPU

Fenton

Re: But What About Purley?

From what I have read, the are creating a common socket for E5/E7 yes they may get a different name, but the E5 equivalent will have the AVX accelerator and the E7 the XML acceerator. Personally I'd love them to merge the lines as currently the software I deal with in only certified on E7 and the associated servers carry a large price premium.

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