> "Peter Dickerson" > wrote in message
> news:[email protected]
>> "the gnome" > wrote in message
>>> AMD are hinting that they are going to produce opterons with 2 CPUs
>>> on one chip.
>>> Does anyone know how many pins they are going to have, 940, 939 or
>> I can't see a dual core being offered in the 700-odd pin config
>> because that only has a single channel memory controller. The point
>> of dual core is extra performance (in the througput sense) and a
>> good memory subsystem is required for that.
> it's shown coming in for the FX series and all of the
> server/workstation chips moving to it..
> From that I would guess 940 pin (or other maybee?) for em..
> It does sound intersting however, cause there are now the quad opteron
> boards being made with some of the high end home users in mind so
> this kinda stuff brings a LOT of power into your house for not that
> much cost (i'll not be buying one but I think it's a really
> intersting thing to watch)
Presumably as it's for the FX it will be socket 939.