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Old 02-05-17, 10:19 PM
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A Skylake-EP processor has appeared on eBay

One of Intel's new Skylake-EP processor has appeared on eBay, with the seller claiming that this model is a 28-core 2GHz unit.



Read more on Skylake-EP's appearance on eBay.

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Old 02-05-17, 10:34 PM
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Yeah right... As soon as I saw "eBay" in the headline, total bluff.
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Old 02-05-17, 10:47 PM
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As soon as I saw 2ghz I thought no use to me.
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Old 02-05-17, 11:32 PM
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As soon as I saw 3,750 USD I teared up.
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Old 03-05-17, 08:04 AM
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To be fair there's nothing at all incorrect in that listing, the part number and specs are spot-on - that said there's no heat-sink and I've not seen them shipped without them, which strikes me as a bit odd. But otherwise this looks like a legit part.
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Old 03-05-17, 08:08 AM
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As soon as I saw Intel... yeaah no.
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Old 03-05-17, 08:38 AM
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As soon as I saw Intel... yeaah no.
This is a server processor, pretty much specifically designed for virtualisation, Intel have over 99% of this market - it sounds like you know better, perhaps you could enlighten us...
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Old 03-05-17, 08:51 AM
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P stands for Platinum, as a part of the new naming scheme for the Xeon range. Platinum 81**. Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze.
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Old 03-05-17, 11:49 AM
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LOL that's a huge ass bitch !
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Well, it turns out Linus (LTT) bought them!! Not giving anything away as the video is not on youtube yet (Floatplane)
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