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These are physically 8 cores not logically
There are some architectural improvements that came in with Westmere for lower virtualization latency, so E56xx CPU's would be better than the E54xx, E55xx, X34xx, or i7-8xx for building a VPS node. Either that, or go for a new E3-12xx.
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Neither - there is already the new generation of Sandy Bridge servers at lower prices, so why take old generation equipments if the performance will be lower then the new generation of processors ?
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I would take a Xeon X3440
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