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In-Depth Comparison of NVIDIA “Ampere” GPU Accelerators

This article provides in-depth details of the NVIDIA A-series GPU accelerators (codenamed “Ampere”). “Ampere” GPUs improve upon the previous-generation “Volta” architecture. Ampere A100 GPUs began shipping in May 2020. Important features and changes in the “Ampere” GPU architecture include: Exceptional … Continue reading

Detailed Specifications of the AMD EPYC “Rome” CPUs

This article provides in-depth discussion and analysis of the 7nm AMD EPYC processor (codenamed “Rome” and based on AMD’s Zen2 architecture). EPYC “Rome” processors replace the previous “Naples” processors and are available for sale as of August 7th, 2019. We … Continue reading

Detailed Specifications of the “Cascade Lake SP” Intel Xeon Processor Scalable Family CPUs

This article provides in-depth discussion and analysis of the 14nm Intel Xeon Processor Scalable Family (formerly codenamed “Cascade Lake-SP” or “Cascade Lake Scalable Processor”). “Cascade Lake-SP” processors replace the previous 14nm “Skylake-SP” microarchitecture and are available for sale as of … Continue reading

Optimizing the Performance of System Memory

Compute-intensive applications typically require as much system memory bandwidth as can be provided. For this reason, it is very important that system memory be correctly configured and installed. Microway reviews all systems to ensure proper performance (both during the sales … Continue reading

In-Depth Comparison of NVIDIA Quadro “Turing” GPU Accelerators

This article provides in-depth details of the NVIDIA Quadro RTX “Turing” GPUs. NVIDIA “Turing” GPUs bring an evolved core architecture and add dedicated ray tracing units to the previous-generation “Volta” architecture. Turing GPUs began shipping in late 2018. Important features … Continue reading

In-Depth Comparison of NVIDIA Tesla “Volta” GPU Accelerators

This article provides in-depth details of the NVIDIA Tesla V-series GPU accelerators (codenamed “Volta”). “Volta” GPUs improve upon the previous-generation “Pascal” architecture. Volta GPUs began shipping in September 2017 and were updated to 32GB of memory in March 2018; Tesla … Continue reading

Detailed Specifications of the “Skylake-SP” Intel Xeon Processor Scalable Family CPUs

This article provides in-depth discussion and analysis of the 14nm Intel Xeon Processor Scalable Family (formerly codenamed “Skylake-SP” or “Skylake Scalable Processor”). “Skylake-SP” processors replace the previous 14nm “Broadwell” microarchitecture (both the E5 and E7 Xeon families) and are available … Continue reading

In-Depth Comparison of NVIDIA Tesla “Pascal” GPU Accelerators

This article provides in-depth details of the NVIDIA Tesla P-series GPU accelerators (codenamed “Pascal”). “Pascal” GPUs improve upon the previous-generation “Kepler”, and “Maxwell” architectures. Pascal GPUs were announced at GTC 2016 and began shipping in September 2016. Note: these have … Continue reading

Detailed Specifications of the Intel Xeon E5-2600v4 “Broadwell-EP” Processors

This article provides in-depth discussion and analysis of the 14nm Xeon E5-2600v4 series processors (formerly codenamed “Broadwell-EP”). “Broadwell” processors replace the previous 22nm “Haswell” microarchitecture and are available for sale as of March 31, 2016. For an introduction, read our … Continue reading

In-Depth Comparison of NVIDIA Tesla “Maxwell” GPU Accelerators

This article provides in-depth details of the NVIDIA Tesla M-series GPU accelerators (codenamed “Maxwell”). “Maxwell” GPUs improve upon the previous-generation “Kepler” architecture, although they do not necessarily replace all “Kepler” models. Important changes available in the “Maxwell” GPU architecture include: … Continue reading