What we want to know: What does the "X" denote in front of the Intel Xeon 5400 Processor Series Number.
Example: Intel X5450 Product Specs:
And here, we have the Intel Xeon E5440 Product Specs:
Intel Xeon Processor X5450 Specifications
And here they are side by side:
Intel Xeon Processor E5450 Specifications
So, yes, we do see that the "X" series has a higher Thermal Design Power (TDP).
Intel Xeon Processor Specifications Side by Side
Since we are not processor engineers, what does that mean too?
The questions again:
- What does the "X" in front of the 5400 Processor Series number stand for (versus the "E")?
- What does the difference in TDP between the two processors mean?
Please post your answer in the comments section ... and have fun with it.
We will choose the best answer two weeks from now: March 21, 2008 at 17:30hrs Mountain Standard Time. We request that all eligible commenters not be anonymous.
We will Expidite via Canada Post a Boxed Intel E6750 processor (new in the box) to the winner anywhere Canada Post can deliver. Please verify that before hand.
Happy Friday and have a good weekend! ;)
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