I’m looking to buy a xeon cpu for my prototype infrastructure effort but I do not know which xeons to buy. There are so many labels, prefixes, that I do not know what the cpus are meant for but I know that W stands for workstation. Can you help me?
What type of workload are we looking at here?
Are you looking for a complete rundown on Intel’s entire Xeon catalog?
Actually a rundown and I’m looking for datacenter and for gameserver hosting
What motherboard or motherboard chipset are you using/planning to use? Intel has changed the naming schemes for Xeons a few times.
Here’s a link with an overview of how Intel has named their Xeons