CPU family, model and stepping overview

I was investigating a problem for a customer and he gave me the processor model and family. I therefor went on a search on the world wide internet for a reference from the model and family to the CPU type.

I found this webpage and I created the following table. So all the kudos to the original poster.

I sorted this table on the CPU stepping column.

If you have addition to this list don’t hesitate to contact me or the poster on the original webpage.

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Hyper-V VM Density, VP:LP Ratio, Cores and Threads…

With Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Hyper-V and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 SP1, we focused Hyper-V development on enhancing Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) scenarios, which resulted in the introduction of Dynamic Memory and RemoteFX. In addition, we increased the maximum number of running virtual processors (VP) per logical processor (LP) from 8:1 to 12:1 when running Windows 7 as the guest operating system for VDI deployments. In making this change and discussing the VP:LP ratio with you, I’ve noticed that there’s some confusion as to what this metric really means and how it compares to other virtualization vendors. Let’s discuss. Continue reading “Hyper-V VM Density, VP:LP Ratio, Cores and Threads…”