Intel Xeon 5600 (Westmere EP) vs AMD Opteron 6100 (Magny-Cours)

AnandTech has a significant amount of fresh coverage of the AMD 6100 (Magny-Cours) versus the Westmere EP. It is an interesting read:

Intel Xeon 5600 (Westmere EP) versus AMD Opteron 6100 (Magny-Cours)

It’s getting quite wordy now that it takes some three syllables to express how many cores there are in some processors. We’ve gone beyond hex-core and oct-core to dodeca-core. Hmmm…

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