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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

What to do when your system hangs

If one of your Linux systems has crashed or appears to have hung, it can be difficult to know what to do next. Your first instinct may be to reboot it, but a system reboot should not be your first … 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

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 and trusted media sources. 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 … 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. For more information on other Tesla GPU architectures, please refer to: In-Depth Comparison of NVIDIA Tesla “Maxwell” GPU … Continue reading