How the Intel Xeon Platinum is a Marketing Headache

Discussion in 'STH Main Site Posts' started by Patrick Kennedy, Jul 3, 2018.

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  2. Klee

    Klee Well-Known Member

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    "Xeon Pyrite" LOLOLOLOLOLOL
  3. MiniKnight

    MiniKnight Well-Known Member

    Mar 30, 2012
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    I read that one too. STH is usually very sanitized. Every once in a blue moon there's a nugget like that.
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  4. mstone

    mstone Active Member

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    Or, in other words, Intel took its eye off delivering products for 1s and 2s systems because there was so much margin in larger systems. Not a bad strategy if there's nothing else that people could buy, horrible strategy if there's a competitor for 1s and 2s systems. (And there's a quite a huge fraction of the market that doesn't need anything more than a 1s server; Intel's been trying to avoid selling to that market because it would really hurt their margins, but it leaves a huge opening for AMD.)
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