Intel and AMD Battle for the Server...
Posted on: 03/07/2001 02:34 AM

I'm too tired for witty, comical remarks. Hooz is lazy, so he emailed this to me.
Although the desktop market has been hotly contested since the release of the Athlon, Intel has maintained a total lock on the server side. Unlike the Athlon, which has been limited to single-CPU systems, Intel's Pentium line has long had the ability to support SMP systems. The standard Pentium III processor provides support for dual-CPU systems, and the Pentium III Xeon processor provides a much higher level of SMP support. In its position at the high end of the Intel processor line, the Xeon is expressly designed for server-side implementations.
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