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First Penryn Processors to Be Announced on November 11

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August 18, 2007 12:32:09 PM

Server Modification Only!

http://xbitlabs.com/news/cpu/display/20070815102710.htm...

Xeon X5460 (3.16 GHz) - $1172;
Xeon E5450 (3.00 GHz) - $851;
Xeon E5440 (2.83 GHz) - $690;
Xeon E5430 (2.66 GHz) - $455;
Xeon E5420 (2.50 GHz) - $316;
Xeon E5410 (2.33 GHz) - $256;
Xeon E5405 (2.16 GHz) - $209.
August 18, 2007 1:18:28 PM

Damn.... Either wait over 3 months for one of these... or get my new Quad system now... Ahh the frustration!!! :( 

I hate it when this happens...
August 18, 2007 1:38:57 PM

I think you should wait, and then it will only be a short wait for Nehalem. That will be 8 cores. But when that comes out you should wait because...
August 18, 2007 2:25:24 PM

$900 for the difference of 1ghz, what a rip! - there has to be a catch to that...
August 18, 2007 2:35:27 PM

it sounds like thats most likely just because theyre server chips, since they usually arent OCd at all in a server environment. just like with AMDs opterons, OCing just doesnt happen, so the speed you get, is the speed you stay with, and theyre priced accordingly. QoS testing im sure plays at least a small part in pricing anyhow.
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August 18, 2007 2:35:37 PM

rHy0 said:
Damn.... Either wait over 3 months for one of these... or get my new Quad system now... Ahh the frustration!!! :( 

I hate it when this happens...


These are Socket J (LGA 771) Xeons, not normal desktop parts. So your wait will apparently be longer unless you want a dual 771 system or have one already.
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