While the world is relishing on multi-core goodness, somewhere on the net, we got an online  retailer is apparently taking orders for
several AMD 12-core Opteron processors.

12 core you say? The Magny-Cours?

While the world is relishing on multi-core goodness, somewhere on the
net, we got an online retailer that is apparently taking orders for
several AMD 12-core Opteron processors.

The Magny-Cours, you say?

Opteron X12 6136 will run at 2.4Ghz on Socket G34 LGA-1974 with 4MB L2 cache, 12MB L3 cache and of course on 45nm. Other models along the lineup were also available

The Opteron X12 6164 runs at 1.7GHz and has 16MB of cache and it costs
$797.

The X12 6176 on the other hand is clocked at 2.3GHz and it has 18MB of cache, but at
$1,491.

The X12 6174 is at 2.2GHz which costs $1,250,
while the 2.1GHz 6172 is priced at $1,060.

You may find the list here