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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

Comparison of NVIDIA Tesla/Quadro and NVIDIA GeForce GPUs

This resource was prepared by Microway from data provided by NVIDIA. All NVIDIA GPUs support general-purpose computation (GPGPU), but not all GPUs offer the same performance or support the same features. The consumer line of GeForce GPUs (GTX Titan X, … Continue reading

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

This article provides in-depth details of the NVIDIA Tesla K-series GPU accelerators (codenamed “Kepler”). “Kepler” GPUs improve upon the previous-generation “Fermi” architecture. Important changes available in the “Kepler” GPU architecture include: Dynamic parallelism supports GPU threads launching new threads. This … Continue reading

In-Depth Comparison of Intel Xeon E5-2600v2 “Ivy Bridge” Processors

This article provides in-depth discussion and analysis of the 22nm Xeon E5-2600v2 series processors (formerly codenamed “Ivy Bridge”). “Ivy Bridge” processors improve upon the previous 32nm “Sandy Bridge” microarchitecture and are available for sale as of September 10, 2013. For … Continue reading