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Magny cours 12 cores is not 2x Istanbul

Fudzilla: "Many do believe that Magny Cours, AMD's future server 12-core part is nothing more than two Istanbul 6--core CPUs, but we can tell you they are wrong.

Two Istanbul CPUs would have a lot of heat issues and therefore AMD is using lower power Lisbon cores to make Magny Cours 12-core non native core work. Magny Cours is a server CPU and we don't expect desktop version of 12 core CPU anytime soon. "

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Nihilism2923d ago

thats awesome, it would be like ati/amd do to the quick and dirty and slap 2 die's together.....or release defective 4 cores anyway, but as 3 cores

fingers crossed that this platform gets amd some more of the server market back, they used to completely own that.