2nd cheapest 4-core 2-way LGA2011 Xeon, but 2nd slowest as well. Adequate.
1 January 2013
Summary: The specific instance I have is a 2.3GHz odd-ball (matching no production part's exact specification) engineering sample. It easily performs within a few percentage points of the production 2.4GHz part, and does not have any critical defects.