[SOLVED] Which processor is best for Linux server!!
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The Xeon is a quad-core processor, the i3 is a dual-core. Remember that those processors are not compatible, you can't put the i3 in a mainboard for the Xeon and vice versa.
And without knowing the purpose for this server (and running CentOS 6 on it is not a purpose) nobody can answer.
Thanks for the Reply its for Shared web hosting purpose, sorry i forget to mention in last message, we plan to oder a new server, our server provider offers in these processor packages so which is best for that.
I don't personally see a way that the i3 could ever be better or faster than the Xeon
Well, it would be easy enough to come up with a use case in which the higher clocked processor would be faster, but that is unlikely apply to the OP's use case. Errr, as far as anyone can tell, from the information provided.