What does an "8-way" box mean? Does that mean the system has 8 processors?

Discussion in 'Windows Server' started by Spin, Jul 30, 2006.

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    Spin Guest

    Gurus,

    What does an "8-way" box mean? Does that mean the system has 8 processors?
     
    Spin, Jul 30, 2006
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    Chuck Brown Guest

    Yes.
    Very rare in the windows world
     
    Chuck Brown, Jul 30, 2006
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    Hank Arnold Guest

    Should be. However, these days with Hyper Threading, a 4 way server can
    act as if it has 8 CPUs.

    Regards,
    Hank Arnold
     
    Hank Arnold, Jul 30, 2006
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    Mike Matheny Guest

    Same with the new dual core processors. We just got some Sun boxes with 6
    core Sparc4 processors!

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    Mike Matheny, Aug 3, 2006
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