dual socket

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    Is CPU Stepping still a thing for dual socket motherboards?

    We have a new dual socket Dell server with a single AMD 7302 3GHz. I want to add another AMD 7302 3GHz to the second socket. I went to our authorized dell seller and asked but they told me it might not work because the CPU stepping might not match. I remember in the past it was a thing but I...
  2. Zarathustra[H]

    Does NUMA Matter when Installing SAS HBA's, NVME drives and other expansion in MP systems?

    Hey all, I have a dual socket server board (Supermicro X9DRI-F and two Xeon E5-2650v2's). As I was installing a few SAS HBA's, a 10GB Ethernet card and preparing for future NVME drives, it struck me. Each of the PCIe slots is labeled with which CPU the lanes are attached to. Two slots (16x...
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    WTB: LGA 2011 2p (dual socket) motherboard

    Looking for an inexpensive option to avoid having to purchase a whole workstation and disassemble. I have 2 E5 -2670 V2s and RAM already planned to install. Need a compatible dual socket motherboard that will accept regular ATX power supply, and fit in a workstation style case. Ideally an Asus...