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Is it possible to put an 8000 series socket-F Opteron into a dual-socket motherboard?

Exactly what it says on the Tin. I have a dual-socket, socket-F motherboard in which I am looking to put two high-end quad-core Opterons, but the 2000 series are nearly double the price of the 8000 ...
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System does not boot with a six-core Opteron 2435

I took a chance, and it seems that I might have struck out. I own a pair of Altus 1640SA 1U servers from Penguin Computing. They have dual socket F Motherboards from a manufacturer that went out of ...
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Why is G-Wan performance so low on Opteron?

I am testing G-Wan 4.3.14 on CentOS 6 with the 2.6.32 Linux kernel using an Opteron 6234 6 module / 12 core processor. Running a simple weighttp test I get: weighttp -k -n 1000000 -t 6 -c 1000 ...
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Intel Xeon or AMD Opteron is better for MSSQL 2012?

Is there any difference in performance, optimisations in MSSQL 2012 on Opteron and Xeon platform ? basically we are thinking about 2 x 6 Cores Xeon E5-1660 or 2 x 16 cores Opteron 6380
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Web- and DB-Server: High clock rate and less cores vs. less clock rate and many cores

I am currently looking into setting up a new infrastructure for a hosting project of mine. Basically it will be managed hosting with a strong focus on Django-based apps. All will be Linux-based of ...
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Whats is better? AMD Opteron 3280, 8 Cores, 8x 2.4 GHz vs Intel Xeon X3210 Quad Core [closed]

What server is better to rent and make a hosting for large website. IIS 7 asp.net 4 and sql server express. under windows 2008 r2 standard, and using hyper-V with linux (ubuntu), to ssh server. AMD ...
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Linux Opteron system appears to be UMA but should be NUMA

According to numactl, this dual CPU Opteron box is UMA rather than the expected NUMA: $ numactl --hardware available: 1 nodes (0) node 0 cpus: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 node 0 size: 65534 ...
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CPU Throttling on Opteron 6272 in Windows

I'm in the process of attempting to benchmark a multithreaded application on my new HP Proliant Server which has an 2x Opteron 6272 and 64gb of ram. When I run the application on a desktop machine (a ...
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Comparing 2 servers (Xeon vs Opteron)

I currently rent a server: Intel® Xeon® X3440 Quadcore 4x 2.1 GHz, 16 GB DDR3 ECC Now I have a possibility to get the following server for a cheaper price: AMD Opteron™ 3280 Octo-Core 8x 2.4 GHz, ...
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Hyper-V guests: intermittent latency

I am seeing latency on a Hyper-V host and its guests lately. When I run ping -f from a Linux prompt, I see the dots "pulsate" like a heartbeat indicating 2 successive latency spikes within 1 second ...
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What is the maximum addressable RAM for a process in Linux on 2P Opteron

I'm doing some bioinformatics work where the limitation is amount of memory (i.e., the process is not parallelizable). I see servers like the Dell R715 that have two sockets for Opteron 6100 CPUs and ...
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Strange CPU load on HP DL165 g7 with Windows 2008 R2 core enterprise

We decided to give a chance to a new opteron "Magny Cours" processor and instantly faced a problem with slow system response on Windows 2008 R2. BIOS and BMC firmwares are latest found on HP, no ...
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do i need a bigsmp kernel?

i am trying to build a server for one of my customer. the hardware is a HP ProLiant DL165, with an 8 core AMD Opteron 6128 and 4GB RAM. the server MUST run under Debian 5 (Lenny) due to a software ...
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How to configure Linux for using only one CPU/core of a NUMA system

I'm currently working with an AMD Opteron-based NUMA system. For the needs of my current project, I'd like to make Linux and all of the system processes to utilize only the CPU0 (and preferably, only ...
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2x Opteron 6128 (8-Core) or 2x Xeon E5620 (4-Core/HT)

I am building a server which will host various websites on IIS, and also have multiple MSSQL databases. I'm currently trying to decide between 2 x AMD Opteron 6128's (8 cores each) and 2 x Xeon ...
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Which is the better chip, the Opteron 270, or the Opteron 1212?

I tried looking at the specs but they seem very similar, and I'm not sure which is the more powerful or feature rich chip?
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advice on memory purchase for AMD 6134 2P server

HP DL165G7 with 2x AMD 6134 CPU. target RAM: 48GB options: 2GB dual rank registered DIMM - 24 Qty HP-2GB 2Rx8 PC3-10600R-9 Kit 4Gb single rank registered DIMM - 12 Qty HP-4GB 1Rx4 PC3-10600R-9 ...
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6-Core Xeon VS Opteron for virtualization [closed]

Which processor gives better price/performance for virtualization environment?
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guide for max memory bandwidth AMD Opteron 61xx series

the new opteron have 4 mem channels per CPU. general guidelines for Intel Nehalem: one DIMM in each mem channel results in 1333 Mhz more than 1 DIMM in each channel = 1066Mhz more than 2 per ...
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howto fill DIMM slots around xeon 56xx

howto configure memory around the Xeon 56xx CPUs? 2P configuration with 3 channels per CPU How to fill the DIMM slots for optimum memory performance? what is the minimum number of slots to be filled ...