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Re: My new DL360 G4P just arrived ...

On Tue, 2006-01-10 at 00:22 -0400, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> 'k, I'm a bit confused, since I didn't quite get what I was looking for, 
> but it was what I ordered *sigh*  And, in fact, might actually be what I 
> want without realizing it ...
> basically, I wanted a Dual Xeon server ... got a Single one ... looking at 
> the HP web site, though, I see:
> "Powerful HP ProLiant DL360 G4p is now available Dual-core 2.8GHz Intel 
> Xeon processors that offer 22MB L2 cache and 64-bit support."
> Does this mean that my CPUs *are* Dual-Core, or just that I can order them 
> that way?
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The DL360 is dual processor capable. However there is huge difference
between dual processor and dual core.  To use dual core processors it is
my understanding you must use hyper-threading - which based on
everything I have read actually hurts performance, and is potential
security threat.