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IBM System X 3755 Opteron [closed]

is there somewhere a list of all the supported CPUs for System x server? I own the configuration system x3755 8877-4RG. Original 8218 Opterons (dual-core) are installed. Can these CPUs be replaced by ...
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Are AMD Opterons more reliable than AMD FX CPUs?

AMD Opteron CPUs are marketed for servers, and FX CPUs for desktops. However, both support ECC, and while only Opterons support registered RAM, the issue is unrelated to reliability. So, what makes ...
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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 ...