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Quad Processor Intel Server

Is there any server solution out there that provides four intel processor with a minimum of 2,8Ghz clock speed? I can't seem to find this configuration anywhere. Is there any documentation that ...
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What is the difference between the C0 and E0 stepping in the Intel Xeon 5400 family of processors?

My primary question is in the title, and can be answered as simply as that. However, I think some background information may be relevant. I'm doing some research into upgrading one of our three year ...
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Windows 2008 64bit driver for Intel PRO/1000 PM?

I'm trying to upgrade the network adapter's driver on my windows 2008 dedicated server to the latest version. I checked in the device manager and I see two network adapters, Intel PRO/1000 PL and ...
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Confused about Intel vPro/AMT technlogies

I'm a bit confused about Intel vPro/AMT and processors/motherboards supporting these features. If I install an Intel i3 processor - a CPU not vPro compatible - on a motherboard compatible with these ...
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Automate monitoring of Intel Matrix / Rapid Storage Technology RAID arrays

I need to monitor the array status of the Intel integrated RAID controllers (e.g. ICH7R, ICH9R, ICH10R) on multiple servers. Intel suggests using "Intel Matrix Storage Manager" or "Intel Rapid Storage ...
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Need a solution to stop students from rotating screen on laptops with intel graphics

We have some students who have figured out how to rotate the screen using either the hotkey combination or right click context menu. It's easy to fix but it's time consuming because no matter how many ...
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Virtualization speed king: intel xeon westmere 5620 vs AMD Magnycour 6134

two similarly sized 2P systems from HP: 48GB ram, 8x (300gb 15k SAS) ESX 4.0 is s/w but choice of AMD 6134 gives 16 cores vs Intel 5620's 8 cores. Both almost at same CPU Clock 2.4 GHz for VM ...
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Intel DriverInstall issue on HP ProLiant server DL580G5

Given: A HP ProLiant server to be used for Hyper-V server (R 2) Problem: The server has a HP NC364T quad port card, which actually is an Intel 1000 Pro adapter. We are stuck getting this adapter ...
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Compatibility Problem: Intel Server Chassis SR1500 + Windows Server 2003 R2 + Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB

I got an Intel Server Chassis SR1500. Since there are 3 slots for hard disk, I put 2 Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB to Slot 0 and 1 to make a RAID1. For the last slot (Slot 2), I put a Seagate ...
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Network booting from PXE

I need to use a network boot server. However, the DHCP Server is pointing to the wrong boot image filename and server. I can't change the DHCP Server itself, since that is controlled by another ...
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Linux tool to reset Intel X25 SSDs wear leveling tables?

I'm aware of the DOS utility to "Reset" an Intel SSD to factory settings, but I'd rather not shut down my system to do this to my SSDs. Supposedly newer kernels support TRIM, but I haven't found any ...
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Can't get Windows Server 2008 to move past the first restart during installation

I'm trying to install Windows Server 2008 Small Business Edition using the following hardware: Intel S3420GP Motherboard 3400 socket XEON CPU Samsung DVD Drive 2x 250 GB Hard Drives in RAID 1 I ...
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Wifilink 5100 AGN mass update

We are using a Meru enterprise wireless network with 180 APs. Recently, many users connections are dropping frequently. After much troubleshooting, we have determined much of the trouble is due to ...
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Speedstep and Intel x5570?

My new server has 2 x X5570 CPUs. Now here is the output of grep -i hz /proc/cpuinfo model name : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5570 @ 2.93GHz cpu MHz : 1600.231 model name : Intel(R) Xeon(R) ...
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Master Mode on Intel 5100

Is it possible to enable wireless master mode on Intel 5100 wireless cards? They use the iwlagn driver and that does not seem to support master mode. Is there any way to change the driver or recompile ...
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PCI-X RAID controllers compatible with Intel X25 SSDs

Is there any compatibility list published for Intel X25-E/M SSDs and various RAID controllers? In particular, I am looking to retrofit some Intel X25s to an XW9300, so I need to find a PCI-X SAS/SATA ...
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CentOS 5.3 Installed on INTEL all files show as AMD

Random possible issue I can't seem to find a quick answer too. I've installed CentOS 5.3 on an Intel Xeon system, however all installed binaries show AMD arch along with all custom source bins showing ...
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Does DDR3-800 RAM even exist?

I purchased 4 Intel Xeon E5506 processors and a couple of SuperMicro barebones servers from Newegg. Based on everything I saw on Newegg, I thought that I could purchase 1333 Mhz DDR3 RAM. I was ...
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How important is using identical memory sticks on Intel server boards?

I've got an SE7501HG2 board in a server that currently has (unknown make) 4x1GB DDR266 ECC Registered DIMMs installed. The board has three banks, so I'd like to install another 2x2GB. The following ...
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CentOS: e1000 is shown as FIBER port, but it must be MII

I installed an Intel gigabit card, it is shown as: [root@mail ~]# ethtool eth0 Settings for eth0: Supported ports: [ FIBRE ] Supported link modes: 1000baseT/Full Supports ...
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Replacement motherboard for an old intel rack chassis

not sure if hardware questions are the go on here or not, but here goes anyway. I have just picked up an old intel SC5200 rack chassis with an intel SE750CW2 motherboard and dual Xeon processors. It ...
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Linux GTHD SCSI driver date format?

I'm having a bit of a problem with my Intel SATA Raid controller on a remote Linux machine. I've recovered the error descriptions from /proc/scsi/gdth/0 and everything makes perfect sense except for ...
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Windows 2003 x64 crashing with “probably caused by: iaStor.sys”

My 2-year old mail server started crashing with BSOD about 2 months ago, and every time you check memorydump it says "Probably caused by : iaStor.sys ( iaStor+4b676 )". Initially it ran with Intel ...
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How does an UltraSPARC IV+ compare to Intel

I'm trying to compare an 2.1 GHz UltraSPARC IV+ to something I'm more familiar with, and Intel seems to be the benchmark. What would be a comparable processor on the Intel side?
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The same driver for multiple network cards — performance bottleneck?

I'm using driver e1000e for multiple Intel network cards (Intel EXPI9402PT, based on 82571EB chip). The problem is that when I'm trying to utilize maximum speed (1GB) on more than one interface, speed ...
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Intel Atom 330 as a server machine [closed]

That's the processor I'm thinking about getting for a home server / development machine. Going for $80 as intel motherboard + dual core processor combo is a really tempting deal. What I'm planning to ...
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how to install intel graphics driver on linux?

http://intellinuxgraphics.org/ has a manual which actually doesn't work, it's probably too old. Maybe someone has an experience or a link to more clear manual? binary packages for RHEL5 would be also ...
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For Intel Core 2 Duo, should I upgrade my x32 with x64 Linux? [closed]

I understand that the Core 2 Duo is a 64-bit processor, while Core Duo is a 32-bit processor. Let me know if my understanding is wrong. My Linux server, with the Core 2 Duo E8400, is currently ...
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Two Dual Core vs. One Quad Core

For an Intel based system keeping the number of cores constant how much difference would there be between two dual core processors and one quad core processor? We run Oracle OLTP databases on two ...
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Life span of Pentium computers

I was given the task to determine the life span of a computer with a Pentium 1 processor. One of our clients is unwilling to upgrade their computers in order for our software to run and we are ...