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The last of 1366
Pros: Seems to overclock pretty well in a consumer motherboard. My now ancient Gigabyte X58A-UD3R rev.1 (BIOS F8b) picked this right up from the i7-970 I had before.
Cons: It's unfortunate that 6 core processors on socket 1366 never really became affordable before the socket was EOL. I would say price as a Con, but this is a Xeon, not an i7.
Other Thoughts: I must disclose that I "inherited" this processor from a dead server, and did not pay for it from my personal funds. That said, if you have a solid socket 1366 system you are happy with, and you were considering any 6 core (12 HT) chip, be it a xeon or Gulftown i7 as a "final upgrade" I would recommend it.
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