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Official: Windows for Workstations returns in Fall Creators Update

Roland6 Silver badge

Re: 4 CPU's - That's a lot!

> it is 4 socket not 4 cpu.

Yes very interesting, just thinking about those new Xeon E7's especially the one with 24 cores and threading, giving as far as old versions of Windows are concerned 48 cpu's per physical socket.

However, I suspect just as with XP x64, most workstations will be 2 socket Xeon configurations.

>... just get the server version of the OS.

I think this version is simply reproducing what MS did for XP x64: take the Standard edition of Server - hence the 4 cpu/socket limit and strip out the server functions and add in some of the desktop tools and accessories not normally shipped with the server version.

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