Summary: The seems like a great little processor for a low cost server. I installed it in a motherboard and used a CPU fan. For memory I used 4 DIMMS (2 sets) of . Add a case, power supply and disk and you have a really nice little server to run Hyper-V or VMWare, for under $1000. I can confirm the AMD IOMMU allows direct hardware device passthrough using VMWare ESXi 4.1.