The Xeon is a brand of multiprocessing- or multi-socket-capable x86 microprocessors from Intel Corporation targeted at the non-consumer server, workstation and embedded system markets.

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Two less expensive Xeons or 1 more expensive one? [closed]

I have ESXi running on an old cast off desktop machine. It's running a quad core AMD Phenomn 9850 Black edition cpu, 4 gig of DDR2 ram, and an SSD for the data store. The guest operating systems are ...
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X3440 cat /proc/cpuinfo question

im wondering is this normal? [root@RPDS181 ~]# cat /proc/cpuinfo processor : 0 vendor_id : GenuineIntel cpu family : 6 model : 30 model name : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU ...
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Xserve Xeon: 1TB Drive does not show when plugged in

I've got an Xserve and when I plug in a 1TB Western Digital Drive, the drive does not show up in the finder. There is nothing wrong with this drive, and I am at a lose as to why this could be, some ...
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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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does intel Xeon e5620 have EPT support?

looking for CPU with good Virtualization support. could not find Intel EPT (extended page table) technology with E series. Is it only with higher X series? but AMD Magny cour 6134 does have the RVI ...
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No dual cpu support for VirtualBox with a CPU that doesn't support multicore?

With VMWare it works fine and I can run multiple cores on a VMWare image. With VirtualBox I can only run 1 CPU on a image. Its annoying. Why does Virtualbox not work the same as VMware in this ...
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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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IBM x3550 M4 (7914) CPU upgrade to v2 Xeon?

IBM released the x3550 M4 originally with the v1 E5-2600 CPUs; later on, when v2 was announced they did the refresh and started telling them with v2 CPUs. Can I just order two v2 CPUs for my ...
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xeon E5-2600 ram overclock

I got an application whose bottleneck is memory bandwidth. Did some bench with i7 3820. It's much faster with 2400MHz than 1600MHz RAM. Could Xeon E5-2670 handle faster ram than 1600MHz (non ECC) ?
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Which Hiawatha webserver build version is right for my Linode?

From the Hiawatha 8.1 blog entry comment: [...] the i686 [build] requires a Pentium 3 or newer CPU. If your processor supports the i686 build however, my quick & dirty benchmarks show a ...
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1x Xeon X5650 or 2x Xeon E5620?

I'm building a server and I'm not completely sure yet about the correct processor choice. The server is mostly handling IIS and SQL Server on Windows Server 2008 R2. From a pricing standpoint, the ...
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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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Dual processor 3.06Ghz vs single processor quad core 2.4Ghz

Which one is better? I am looking for a server and found that two. I wonder how much difference in performance will be. Both Xeon processors
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How can I compare processor performance when building a server? [closed]

I'm building a server for our dev test environment. It only has to support a handful of users, but it still has to have enough power to manage a 100-gig SQL Server database. (Yes, I'll add a bunch of ...
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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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which Xeon CPU series is better? [closed]

I tried to read the series number? There are 5600, 5500,E3,E7, 7500, 3400, Opteron 6000, Opteron 4000 etc So which one is better? And within each series, is that the higher the number the better? ...
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2x AMD Opteron 6128 VS 2x Xeon E5620 [closed]

Which one of these processors would win on windows server 2008 IIS and MSSQL server. There is 24 GB ram.
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Two different Intel xeon e5 24xx on one dual-socket motherboard

Can I use two different e5 24xx on one dual socket motherboard or must the CPU's be identical?
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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 ...