Fast is all a matter of degrees. Roll the clock back 10 years and Intel was happy to supply you with a 1GHz processor. These days, 1GHz is reserved for phones and cheap netbooks. Given that real/raw performance relates more to clock speed and cores than anything else, what if you cranked the GHz score way past 400% up from the CPUs of yesteryear and allowed a PC to run 24 threads. KitGuru today begins a journey of wonder.
OMG ranks alongside MEGA LOLs as one of our favourite text-speaks of the 21st century. Literally OH MY GOD. KitGuru gets its hands on a lot of kit that makes us smile. Sometimes grin. But the most recent hands-on experience produced a serious stream of OMGs, MEGA LOLs and a twitchy desire to sell random possessions in order to buy some of this kit.
You don’t need it. But you really do want it.
So what has reduced KitGuru’s white-coat-wearing army of combat benchmarking veterans into a gang of giggling school kids staring at the lingerie pages of a home delivery catalogue?
Opening these packages.
The really fun part was putting the chips on top of the mainboard box.
Anyone remember 2010 when the Russian chap takes a space walk near the monolith ?
OK. So the OMG series has begun.
Work will commence on the kit in question and we’ll be following it all carefully, camera at the ready.
KitGuru says: Can’t wait to see how this thing overclocks and benches! Discuss in our forums.
OMG (Part 1): Intel Xeon 5680 Chips Served on eVGA SR2 ,