[May 27th, 2009 10:00]

Take two Nehalem dies, turn them 90 degrees, add a lot of system interface logic and 8 MB extra of L3-cache and you get - very oversimplified - the impressive Nehalem EX, alias "Beckton". The new Xeon MP is an impressive monster, just like it's predecessor Dunnington. Dunnington consisted of 1.9 Billion transistors, the Xeon MP based on the "Nehalem"...

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