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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. The details come from NVIDIA’s launch presentation and press materials from SIGGRAPH 2018, and they are evolving as NVIDIA releases more information on the GPUs. NVIDIA “Turing” GPUs … 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. This … 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. Important changes available … 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

Detailed Specifications of the Intel Xeon E5-4600 v3 “Haswell-EP” Processors

This article provides in-depth discussion and analysis of the 22nm Xeon E5-4600 v3 series processors (formerly codenamed “Haswell-EP”). “Haswell” processors replace the previous 22nm “Ivy Bridge” microarchitecture and are available for sale as of June 1, 2015. For an introduction, … Continue reading

Detailed Specifications of the Intel Xeon E5-2600v3 “Haswell-EP” Processors

This article provides in-depth discussion and analysis of the 22nm Xeon E5-2600v3 series processors (formerly codenamed “Haswell-EP”). “Haswell” processors replace the previous 22nm “Ivy Bridge” microarchitecture and are available for sale as of September 8, 2014. Note: these have since … Continue reading

In-Depth Comparison of Intel Xeon E5-4600v2 “Ivy Bridge” Processors

This article provides in-depth discussion and analysis of the 22nm Xeon E5-4600v2 series processors (formerly codenamed “Ivy Bridge”). These “Ivy Bridge” processors improve upon the previous 32nm “Sandy Bridge” microarchitecture and are available for sale as of March 3, 2014. … Continue reading