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  • Intel Launches Cascade Lake Refresh Xeon CPUs With Better Performance-Per-Dollar

    Phoronix: Intel Launches Cascade Lake Refresh Xeon CPUs With Better Performance-Per-Dollar

    Intel today formally announced their "Cascade Lake Refresh" Xeon processors with higher clock speeds in some cases but also more aggressive pricing to go up against the AMD EPYC 7002 series...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...e-Lake-Refresh

  • #2
    Obscure version numbers.. And who is going to buy a 1.9Ghz part for $300?

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Spam View Post
      Obscure version numbers.. And who is going to buy a 1.9Ghz part for $300?
      I think the better question is who is going to spend $3400 on an 8-core CPU today?

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      • #4
        :<






        ....where is my desktop Ice.... L...a...k.....e......

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        • #5
          Wow. Dropping from 10k to 4k USD...
          Tells a pretty tale of how bad Intel was gouging their customers before competition stepped in...
          The Platinum 8280 was about the same specs at 10k.
          Last edited by milkylainen; 02-24-2020, 04:27 PM.

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          • #6
            Such a waste of money for anyone buying this garbage.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by milkylainen View Post
              Wow. Dropping from 10k to 4k USD...
              Tells a pretty tale of how bad Intel was gouging their customers before competition stepped in...
              Not really, they could be selling them at a loss for the sake of selling them at all (I know, completely unheard of, none does clearance sales ever)

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              • #8
                Originally posted by tildearrow View Post
                ....where is my desktop Ice.... L...a...k.....e......
                Probably is not going to happen, I wouldn't count on Tiger Lake either since Rocket Lake still looks to be the next iteration...

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                • #9
                  Wow, I could buy an entire Talos system for that much.

                  And do without the Intel Mismanagement Engine, too.

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