This was an Aprils fools video!!!
The Intel Xeon 54xx series are manufactured with 8 cores, so that ½ can have failed in production and still be a perfect quad core.
Russian hacker "Это первоапрельской" has published the details:
This is a link to the translation of the rusiske hacker home page:
Hope you have fun,, with it and nobody hates me for making this here. Hope you have a nice day,, and if nothing else, remember that you have just been paid. :-)
My PlayHouse is a channel where i will show, what i am working on. I have this house, it is 168 Square Meters / 1808.3ft² and it is full, of half-finished projects.
I love working with heating, insulation, Servers, computers, Data center, green power, alternative energy, solar, wind and more. It all costs, but I'm trying to get the most out of my money, and my time.