MojoKid writes "Back in January at this year's CES show, Intel was giving the press glimpses of a rig in their booth dubbed the V8. It was essentially a dual-socket workstation platform outfitted with a pair of quad-core Xeon processors for a total of eight cores — hence the "V8". The enterprise platform that this box was built around is based on Intel's 5000X chipset, aka Blackford, and it supports up to 32GB of FBDIMM serial memory. HotHardware has a component build-up of a more current Intel V8 machine here, with preliminary benchmarks, pictures and more details on this 8-core dual Xeon powerhouse."
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