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Old 07-14-2010, 08:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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OS6176YETCEGO AMD Opteron Twelve-Core Processor Model 6176 SE, OEM - AMD Opteron - SuperBiiz.com

What are these used for? Could they be integrated into a gaming PC?

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I know heavy duty CAD and graphic modeling computers use 10 plus cores. Friend of mine has used a 16 core for 3D CAD drawings we're talking sky scrapers.
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Maybe, but games rarely use more than 2 cores.

These 12 cores are mainly servers and huge multitasking machines. If yoiu run alot of vm machines, its perfect.
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I would love this for my design system!

However Nvidia has those sweet sexy tesla GPGPU units! Those are awesome!
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