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dual processor

A computer that contains two CPUs. Dual processor (DP) systems have two independent CPU chips and differ from a dual core system (DC system), which has two processors built into the same CPU chip. See dual core, multiprocessing and SMP.
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AMD's Quad FX Platform with Dual Socket Direct Connect (DSDC) Architecture is the first dual-socket, multi-core desktop PC platform designed to take advantage of the latest enhancements in Windows[R] Vista[TM] Ultimate.
With high performance custom cores, single and dual socket configurations, high memory bandwidth, large memory capacity, integrated hardware accelerators, fully virtualized core and IO, scalable Ethernet fabric and feature rich I/O's ThunderX enables best in class performance per dollar and performance per watt.
AMD's (NYSE:AMD) introduction of the AMD Quad FX Platform with Dual Socket Direct Connect (DSDC) Architecture has given PC enthusiasts and performance power users unprecedented megatasking capability.
Four DDR3/4 72 bit memory controllers capable of supporting 2400 MHz memories with 1TB of memory in a dual socket configuration
Charting another industry first for computing enthusiasts, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the AMD Quad FX Platform with Dual Socket Direct Connect (DSDC) Architecture, the first dual-socket, multi-core desktop PC platform designed to take advantage of the latest enhancements in Windows([R]) Vista[TM] Ultimate.
With high performance custom cores, single and dual socket configurations, very high memory bandwidth, large memory capacity, integrated hardware accelerators, fully virtualized core and IO, scalable Ethernet fabric and feature rich I/O's that enable best in class performance per dollar and performance per watt.
2006: AMD unveils the advanced AMD Quad FX Platform with Dual Socket Direct Connect Architecture, providing the ultimate two-socket solution for Windows Vista with a two socket upgrade path to eight cores for mega-tasking enthusiasts.
Pricing for XenEnterprise starts at $488 for an annual subscription license per dual socket server, and $750 perpetual license per dual socket server.
With high performance custom cores, single and dual socket configurations, very high memory bandwidth, large memory capacity, integrated hardware accelerators, fully virtualized core and I/O, scalable Ethernet fabric and feature rich I/O's that enable best in class performance per dollar and performance per watt.
Up to four DDR3/4 72 bit memory controllers capable of supporting 2400MHz memories up to 1TB of memory capacity in a dual socket configuration.
Pricing for XenEnterprise starts at $1,599 for an annual subscription license per dual socket server, and $2,499 perpetual license per dual socket server.
ThunderX 2K: Dual socket configuration in 1/2 SSI form factor sled in an industry standard 2U chassis that can accommodate up to 4 sleds with dual redundant power supplies.

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