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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Optimize Xeon 1270

We have a new server with a Xeon 1270 processor. Looking at CPU-Z I see the Core Speed as 1596MHz, with a Multiplier of x16, and a Bus Speed of 99.8MHz. I've been watching it for a while and ...
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Intel xeon virtualization feature - vt-d /directed io - Chipset feature?

Intel processor specifications list the virtualization feature vt-d as a processor feature of the xeon 5500 series but not of the 5600 series. Vt-d is needed for io virtualization. How does vt-d ...
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HP DL360 Gen8 server support for DDIO?

I've bought pretty expensive HP server "HP ProLiant DL360p Gen8 E5-2640 1P 16GB-R P420i SFF 460W PS Base Server (646902-421)" http://h10010.www1.hp.com/wwpc/uk/en/sm/WF06b/15351-15351-3328412-241475-...
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How much Memory supported By Intel Xeon 5506

I want to buy a HP DL160 server which using XEON 5506 CPU. The supplier told me that only 6 memory item support for each CPU. I have read the DL160 specification which said a maximum of 144G memory ...
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Xeon X5355 vs. Xeon E5405

The X5355 has less cache and a higher TDP but it has a higher clock speed and it's a higher end Clovertown whereas the 5405 is an entry level Harpertown. If you were to plop two of these into a server ...
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Xeon sockets and interoperability (upgrading)

So it looks like for the most part Xeon motheboard sockets are fairly standardized. If I order a new server with a Xeon proc would I be able to expect to upgrade to any processor in the Xeon family ...
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Comparing Intel Xeon 3460 vs 5620 [closed]

Need help choosing between these two servers regarding to their performance: First one, Intel Xeon 3460 with 16 GB DDR3. Second one, Inter Xeon 5620 (Only one CPU) with 12 GIG/ECC Registerd. Both run ...
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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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Debian 5 Display resolution out of range

After installing Debian 5 on a Dual-Core Xeon machine, my display connected to the NVIDIA Quadro FX display card shows me an "out of range" error after the boot-up completes. I see the terminal text (...
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Dell PowerEdge R710, Dual Xeon E5630, RAM upgrade: 12 x 2GB 1Rx8 UDIMMs won't POST

I'm upgrading a Dell R710 from single CPU to dual CPU with Xeon E5630 processors harvested from multiple R710 systems and combining into one. I have 18 2GB UDIMMs to play with, all from Dell ...
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XenServer has two processor, but only one is visible

I have a pool of two identical HP DL 360 G7 (dual processor Intel Xeon X5650), with two processors installed (the BIOS show both), running XenServer 6.5. Intel says that this processor has six cores (...
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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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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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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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MCERR issue when running two identical Xeon processors

I try to install two processors (E5-2690) into the server (QCT STRATOS S210-X22RQ). However, I find the two processors cannot work properly in that machine. The symptom is that there is no post or ...
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I need to add 2nd CPU to my server running ESXi5.1, will it need to upgrade the licence too? [duplicate]

I have a server running with Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2630 v2 @ 2.60GHz cpu, the main board have more PCI slots which I needed to use but it only works with a second CPU. here is the 2 important ...
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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 existing,...
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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 E5620'...
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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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How to find out if odd number of RAM modules are recommended for Xeon CPUs? [closed]

I remember that odd numbers of memory modules were not recomended for some Xeon CPUs. Currently I have to decide if 3 x 16 GB RAM modules can be used for a Xeon E3-1240 in a Dell T330. In the Intel ...
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N0.C1.D0 meaning in dimm config?

Could somebody explain to me what this code means in dimm config? I have E2680 server. Below is the log: N0.C0.D0 : 16 GB (1Rx4) DDR3 - bank: 8, row: 0x20000, col: 0x800, 800 8-6-6 cwl= 5 (...
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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 ...