Beowulf digest, Vol 1 #707 - 9 msgs
maurice at harddata.com
Tue Jan 15 12:30:29 EST 2002
With regards to your message at 10:01 AM 1/15/02,
beowulf-request at beowulf.org. Where you stated:
>Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2002 14:41:20 -0600 (CST)
>From: Steven Timm <timm at fnal.gov>
>To: Steve Gaudet <SGaudet at turbotekcomputer.com>
>cc: <beowulf at beowulf.org>
>Subject: RE: Boards for Fastest Intel Processors
>Steve--thanks for the note.
>Isn't the new Xeon package going to be 478 pins, same as the
>"northwood" version of the P4? or am I getting confused here.
>Will the supermicro boards such as the P4DC6+ or P4DCE+ support
>the new,"prestonia" xeons or just the old ones?
>I am seeing vendors that claim the boards will but on
>the board spec sheet itself it only talks about the 603-pin package
>which I assume is the older "foster" package. Is that right?
You are right.
The 860 chipset is designed for 603 style packages..
Maybe they ARE coming out with faster XEONs, but so far I have seen nothing
from Intel indicating this for this socket.. And we are an Intel OEM and
server builder program member.
With our best regards,
Maurice W. Hilarius Telephone: 01-780-456-9771
Hard Data Ltd. FAX: 01-780-456-9772
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