Re: Steppings/microcode questions...

From: J Scott Berg (
Date: Tue Apr 25 2000 - 09:07:57 EST

On Tue, 25 Apr 2000 Craig Whitmore wrote:

> In a dual machine should the CPU's have the same stepping to run properly?

Check out the "Mixing Processor Steppings" at

> Can I find out what steppings a CPU has without opening the sealled box (can
> I find it from outside via serial number/box)?

The box has a "PROD CODE": take the end of that starting with "SL..."
Intel has a table at

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