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Asus' dual-Xeon workstation board exudes glorious excess
— 6:00 AM on September 11, 2014

Xeons based on Intel's new Haswell-EP silicon debuted earlier this week. They have up to 18 cores apiece, and a pair of 'em can...

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Intel's Xeon E5-2687W v3 processor reviewed
— 3:51 PM on September 8, 2014

If you thought Haswell-E was something, wait til you get a load of the EP variant. This server-grade monster has up to 18 cores...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Servers Workstations

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Errata prompts Intel to disable TSX in Haswell, early Broadwell CPUs
— 1:28 PM on August 12, 2014

The TSX instructions built into Intel's Haswell CPU cores haven't become widely used by everyday software just yet, but they promise to make certain...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers Workstations

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AMD's Hawaii GPU gives up amateur status, joins FirePro W9100
— 12:17 PM on March 26, 2014

In a press event at its Sunnyvale, California HQ today, AMD unveiled the latest addition to its FirePro line of workstation-class graphics cards. Matt...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Workstations

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AMD could launch Hawaii-based FirePro card next week
— 11:30 AM on March 17, 2014

Oops. AMD appears to have inadvertently leaked the existence of a FirePro card based on its Hawaii GPU. Videocardz noticed that AMD's...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Servers Workstations

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Native 16-core Opteron appears in AMD document
— 4:40 PM on January 21, 2014

A mysterious new processor has appeared in an official AMD document. German site Planet3DNow first spotted the reference to the eight-module, 16-core part...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers Workstations

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Big Kepler fulfills potential in Nvidia's Quadro K6000 graphics card
— 8:00 AM on July 23, 2013

Nvidia's GK110 GPU is the big daddy of the Kepler generation. This seven-billion-transistor monster underpins the GeForce GTX Titan graphics card and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Workstations

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Leaked Intel roadmap outlines SSD plans through early 2014
— 11:30 AM on July 2, 2013

VR-Zone's Chinese site has posted an official-looking roadmap outlining Intel's SSD plans into early 2014. The roadmap lists a couple of SSDs that could...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Western Digital subsidiary HGST buys enterprise SSD maker sTec
— 11:44 AM on June 24, 2013

Western Digital continues to expand its SSD portfolio. The firm has announced that wholly owned subsidiary HGST will acquire enterprise SSD maker sTec...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Seagate enters consumer SSD market, adds new enterprise drives
— 10:54 AM on May 7, 2013

Traditional hard drive makers have been slow to get into the SSD business,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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AMD roadmap confirms Steamroller-based Opterons this year
— 6:00 AM on April 2, 2013

There has been some doubt about whether consumer processors based on AMD's upcoming Steamroller CPU architecture will be released this year. In November, the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers Workstations

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Leaked slide outs Ivy Bridge-E models
— 10:55 AM on April 1, 2013

Haswell isn't the only new desktop processor Intel is set to release this year. Ivy Bridge-E is also on the way, and an official-looking slide...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Workstations

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P410m SSD brings Micron's endurance tech to SAS
— 7:00 AM on February 26, 2013

Last month, Micron introduced its P400m solid-state drive for enterprise customers. The P400m has a desktop-style Serial ATA interface, and today, it's being...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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FirePro R5000 targets remote graphics workstations
— 11:00 PM on February 24, 2013

Remote graphics seems to be all the rage these days. You have Nvidia touting local game streaming with Project Shield and Sony promising something...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Servers Workstations

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High-endurance Micron P400m SSD targets enterprise
— 11:29 AM on January 23, 2013

Micron has a new SSD for the enterprise crowd. The P400m combines familiar technologies with a few new twists to provide a high-endurance drive...

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SATA Express standard enters ratification phase
— 12:29 PM on January 4, 2013

We've clocked the latest 2.5" SSDs at nearly 550MB/s in sequential transfer rate tests. That speed isn't far off the peak theoretical transfer...

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IEEE taking input on next-gen Ethernet standard
— 6:00 AM on August 21, 2012

The Ethernet standard currently tops out at a staggering 100 Gbps, which requires...

Type: News story Tags: Networking Servers Workstations

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LSI's new SAS/SATA cards have native PCIe 3.0 support
— 10:47 AM on June 27, 2012

PCI Express 3.0 slots are all over new motherboards these days. The latest and greatest graphics cards adhere to the third-gen spec, and now...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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