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intel 2620 and 2609 on debian cpuinfo [on hold]

I have two Boxes running Debian 7 with the following processors. Each Box has two of the same processors. Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2620 (15M Cache, 2.00 GHz, 7.20 GT/s Intel® QPI) # of Cores 6 # ...
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x86, i386, i686, amd64, i5, i7, archtecture, processor confusion [closed]

I noticed those items x86, i386, i686, amd64, i5, i7, archtecture, processor from the web, from my own notebook, from book readings. But I am really confused by those terminologies. I try my best ...
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VMware EVC mode

I have a production cluster of 6 Nehalem based and two Sandy Bridge-EP based blade servers. To enable vmotion across this cluster in vmware, I need to lower the Sandy bridge blades to nahalham using ...
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Hardware configuration for head nodes (HDDs, memory, processor, redundancy)

I'm designing a head node whose primary function is to submit jobs to the Torque/Maui scheduler and secondary function is to run test jobs. Unfortunately, most hardware selection guides for clusters ...
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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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Check if mysql is using multithreading?

When I check the processes/active tasks on centos using the top command, when using SSH. I only see 1 mysql process. Does this mean that it is only using one cpu core out of my 4 cpu cores?
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Xen Kernel - Only One Core Showing

So I have a dedicated server running the Xen kernel but for some reason it only shows one core instead of 4? Does that mean that my VPS that is running is only getting access to the 1 core or do they ...
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how do you comare xeon and ultrasparc based on spec results? [closed]

I am trying to do comparision of xeon processor and utrasparc IV+ for the xeon, I have this result: Cisco UCS B200M3 Intel Xeon Processor E5-2660 (Sandy Bridge) Hardware Vendor System Result ...
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Does the exact same load use the same amount of power on different processors?

Let's say that we have a set workload doing a set amount of work. If I have two identical servers, one equipped with a E5-2660 and one with a E5-2670 and otherwise identical hardware, will the total ...
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2 x Dual Core vs 1 x Quad Core Performance

A license restriction limits us to 2 x dual core servers, or one 1 x quad core server. Should we see better performance running 2 x Dual Core servers or 1 x Quad Core? Dual Core processors are ...
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Processor support on Intel S4600LH2/S4600LT2 Family

I'm looking into getting one of these boards, and they say that they're compatible with the Xeon e5 family. Is it possible to use Intel i series processors on them? I have a lot of i3 chips laying ...
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Choosing a processor for web server: what is more important, GHz or Cache size? [closed]

I'm choosing a new server that will run linux, nginx and php-fpm based web server. Mostly, all the work server is doing - rendering of Twig php templates. Current server has the fallowing processor, ...
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how do dual processors handle 4 dimms

I'm looking at using dual Xeon E5-2620s on a server build. They support quad channel memory. If I have 4 dimms, will the two processors see it collectively as quad rank, or each processor see a dual ...
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IBM Blade HS21 Processor Compatibility

Can anyone tell me of a resource where I can find out specifically which IBM HS21 blades support which processors. In particular I have Intel 2X E5420 and Intel 2X E5450 which will work in some of my ...
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How do power consumption and size-of-smallest-feature matter when buying a processor? [closed]

Background: I am shopping for processors to build a server on Newegg. The first bullet point on each processor displays the size of the chip in nm and its wattage. Why? I am looking at the number ...
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Densely packed Xeon 5400 processors [closed]

I'm doing lots of data crunching in a private cloud. I really like the price point of the Intel Xeon 5420 processor so I would like to run as many of these as possible. I have some running in ...
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Formula for Processor Affinity Mask (IIS)

I have a 24 cores/ 48 GB RAM server machine on which I want to set processor affinity for worker process to last 12 cores through IIS Advance settings, is there any formula, i don't want to set ...
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Interpreting cpuinfo output

There is one server with Xeon 5690 and the output of /proc/cpuinfo is: processor : 0 vendor_id : GenuineIntel cpu family : 6 model : 44 model name : Intel(R) Xeon(R) ...
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Quad Core but Single Core on task manager

ACPI Multiprocessor -> Check 4 Processor shown on Device Manager -> Check 4 Processor shown on Task Manager -> Nope OS -> Windows 2003 Enterprise 32Bit Should I see four processers on the Task ...
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Processor heatsink: How is their cooling efficiency determined? [closed]

Most heatsinks over processor chips that I have seen in the processors are more or less different from one another in terms of size and build. Are there any classifications for these heatsinks? How is ...
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What are EN, EP and EX platforms?

I keep hearing all these terms - EN, EP and EX level servers. What do these terms mean? What are they classifications of? How are they demarcated from one another? How are they different from the thin ...
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How does I/O performance on Intel E5 procs change with and without QPI

I am in the process of specifying a low-mid range server (which we will purchase multiples of). The application is essentially a software router, so it is very NIC-based I/O intensive. Processor ...
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is it dangerous for the processor core to be *always* loaded at 100%?

In my HFT software I plan to use one core for stock index calculation. That would be simply while(true) loop without any delays which will calculate (sum and multiply) components as often as possible ...
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installing E5504 processor, should i use cooler paste?

I just got a E5504 processor and intel heatsink. In the paper it do not show anything about if I should apply cooling paste before installing the heat sink? Is this something we used to do in the ...
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Adding extra processor post-installation versus installing on two - 2008 R2

I have a Windows Server 2003 installation which is getting pretty long in the tooth, so I have decided to install Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard instead. I have verified that the server is capable of ...
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VMware ESXi Virtual Machine configuration for hyperthreading

I have a Xeon E3-1230 processor, which has 4 physical cores, but has hyperthreading so an operating system running on it sees 8 logical cores. I installed VMware ESXi and am creating virtual machines ...
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Building a MySQL server which processor to choose [closed]

I am building a new MySQL server and I have choice between these two processors: Intel Xeon 5675 AMD Opteron 4284 I don't know which one should I choose? The load on the server will be an average ...
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Xen host: Single or Dual Processor (intel)? [closed]

Context: I'm making a Xen server for my house. It's going to run something like the following VMs: Windows 7 VM as a personal/frag box (I anticipate doing some 3D gaming via a VT-d passthrough of a ...
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Replace CPU of HP server

Suppose we have a problem with a processor or would like to replace to a more powerful one. Is it possible? I found one article that explain the process for DL385 but not sure if this is only for a ...
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cat /proc/cpuinfo shows 3.00GHz model but 1400.000 cpu MHz?

I ran this command on ssh to see CPU info: cat /proc/cpuinfo And it says: ... vendor_id : GenuineIntel cpu family : 15 model : 4 model name : Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU ...
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Running Two Intel x5355 CPU with different spec numbers on same motherboard

I have S5000PAL motherboard with latest bios and x5355 with SLAEG spec installed. I was wondering if I would put the in x5355 with SL9YM spec into second processor socket would it work? Both ...
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Are Intel Core i3/i5/i7 Processors Server-Grade?

Many web hosting companies are now offering Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processors under "cheap dedicated hosting." But my laptop has an Intel core i3 processor, which makes it more likely a desktop ...
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Intel Xeon MTBF/Lifetime

I'm looking for hard numbers involving the Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) or lifetime that can be expected of the Intel Xeon 5000-series of processors. I'm just looking for stock data (no ...
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HP DL360 G5 Processor Upgrade

I've recently acquired a DL360 G5 with Xeon 5410's in it (quad core, 2.3Ghz). We've also purchased some Xeon X5482's - which I understand are near the top of that same processor range. I'd like to ...
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Is one Xeon core enough to run a general website on my VPS?

I've purchased a VPS for dev work (at Linode) some time ago and am wishing to install NetBSD for the sake of experience, however its current support under the Xen hypervisor does not allow for SMP. I ...
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AMD Phenom II X6-1055T HEXA Core vs Intel i5-750 Quad Core

I have an option to choose between the 2 processors for a dedicated server. Most of my sites use MySQL and Perl. Other difference is that I get 8 GB of RAM with the AMD processor and 2GB with the ...
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Watch multiple server Processor usage?

I am looking for a tool or easy way to watch the processor/memory usage on multiple Windows 2003 servers. We suspect an App is making it use 100% processor because of large memory usuage and want to ...
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Help identifying XEON processor

I have an old server with an Intel XEON Processor. I have been trying to identify which exact version it is with no luck. I tried various tools but all they do is give you some info about the ...
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How can I upgrade my processor from X3065 to X3220?

I have a Dell Poweredge R200 server which has an ancient Xeon 3065 processor. I see in the servers specs that it can accommodate Xeon 3200 series, but not sure if I buy a bare-boned Xeon 3220 ...
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Can I use core i7 processor for hosting 5-6 web sites? [closed]

Can I use core i7 processor for hosting 5-6 web sites ? If yes then what other configuration is required? If No then, which processor is best and cheapest to host 5 to 6 web sites and with what ...
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Performance gain on upgrading from Xeon quad core 1.6GHz to 3.1Ghz

What kind of performance gain can I expect to see when doubling my processor speed? I have a Dell 2950 with (2) quad core 1.6GHz processors and am considering upgrading to (2) quad core 3.1GHZ ...
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What are the kernel and cflags for AMD Phenom II x6 (K10 / Thuban)?

In the 2.6.35 kernel I have a choice of: Operon/Athlon64/Hammer/K8 Generic-x86-64 The first option seems best but I'd like confirmation. I have no idea whether there is a specific -mcpu / -march ...
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PHP running too slow, always showing “504 Gateway Time-out”

PHP running too slow, always showing "504 Gateway Time-out" My server spec: Dual core ATOM 330 CPU 2GB RAM Use nginx with PHP in fastcgi use eaccelerator CPU 74.3%id RAM used: 350MB of 2GB I have ...
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What are the criterias to chose 32-64bit server?

My VPS hosting service allow me to install both Ubuntu 32bit and 64bit. I need to install Apache, Mysql and Drupal on my server. I was wondering if I should go with 64bit and why ? more in general ...
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Mexico merchant payment processor [closed]

I'm looking for a merchant payment processor for Mexico. Something like Authorize.Net. I need my users to stay on my website and not have to be forwarded to a third party site to process the their ...
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Which processorshould I get for my dedicated?

I'm trying to decide between three different processors for my budget dedicated server. My web application downloads large text files and executes regular expressions/substrings/searches, etc on about ...
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SQL Server 2005 I/O Restrictions

We have a few databases on the server. One database is tied to an application that likes to spike the I/O and processor to high levels. Is there a way to limit one of the databases to less ...
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How do I know if my Xeon Processor supports hardware virtualisation?

I've been scouring the net (mainly the wikipaedia lists and intel's site. I even pulled out the datasheet for my processor) but I can't seem to answer this question. Does my Xeon support hardware ...
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2 - 2ghz quad core processors or 2 - 3.0ghz dual core processors

I'm trying to decide which spare server I should use to build a backup file/print server. These are both Dell PE2950 machines that haven't been used in about a year or so. One has 2 2.0 ghz quad ...