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Error on warm reboot, not on cold boot

Every time I boot my computer from the power-off state, it works fine (cold boot). However, whenever I reboot the machine (ex: shutdown /r) it will hang on the next boot-up. This problem has been ...
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Laptop with Xeon and more 32GB RAM [on hold]

Looking for a laptop/mobile workstation configuration that has 12 Cores Xeon and more than 32GB. So far the marketing says that Lenovo will soon have them but the reality is that this eurocom.com and ...
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How to find out reason for mce and nmi faults?

I have a server on Supermicro SuperServer 6016T-6F. 2xIntel Xeon e5520 Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-49-generic x86_64) Last time errors ocurred intermittantly - server hangs. Memetest86 is ...
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Why is Xeon processor suited for HPC?

Among the different specs for Xeon, available here, http://ark.intel.com/compare/87720,84679, which aspects makes it relevant for HPC ? The processor base frequency is less than for Core i7. Why ...
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How is multiprocessing related to cores and threads?

I am interested in the Intel Xeon E5-1650 v3 and the Intel Xeon E5-2643 v3 processors. They both have 6 cores and a clock speed of ~3.5GHz. However, the specifications from CPU-world (screenshot) show ...
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What are the disadvantages of Xeon processors? [closed]

I'm considering getting a (single socket) Xeon processor, instead of a Core i7 processor, for my entry-level workstation. (The motherboard I have supports both Xeon and Core i processors.) I'm ...
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Power supply unit for Intel server motherboard S1200v3RPS with Xeon E3 processor. 5-pin aux power cable missing

I am trying to put a server together to install Ubuntu. I bought an Intel S1200v3RPS motherboard and plugged an Intel Xeon E3 processor on it. I purchased a 1U chassis from Supermicro with a ...
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What features of a Xeon E3 processor will not work on an H97/Z97 chipset (and vice versa)?

LGA1150 Xeon processors appear to be supported on consumer motherboards with LGA1150 sockets. Xeon chips lack an integrated GPU, of course, so onboard video can't be expected to work in this ...
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Turbo boost is on even when CPU utilization is at 0 percent

My new server is behaving strangely, it seems that turbo boost is always on even when there's no utilization. The OS is windows server 2012 r2 and power option is set to balanced with default BIOS ...
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How to enable another Intel Xeon Phi coprocessor?

I have a server with one MIC card (mic0), and it works well. Recently, I added another MIC (mic1) on the same server. mic1 could be detected by lspci, but doesn't appear using ifconfig. How could I ...
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Xeon E5 1600 v3 family - dual cpu [closed]

I want to build a multi cpu workstation, and I have never built multi cpu computer before. I wonder if the E5 1600 v3 family support multi cpu setups or if I should use the E5 2600 v3 family instead. ...
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Is too big cache a bad idea? [duplicate]

I am going to pack a new computer for myself and I thought about Xeon series as main processor. Xeons tend to have very big caches even up to 32MB. And here is a question: Is it a big advantage to ...
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Intel Xeon CPU E5-4627 low performance?

Recently I did some experiments with the new Xeon series and found: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-4627 v2 @ 3.30GHz Average latency of shared memory write:- 707 ns Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2690 0 @ ...
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Windows Task Manager not showing all cores?

I have Fujitsu RX200 S6 servers, which are Xeon 5500/5600 compatible. Up to today, I had dual X55nn (not sure of exact model) installed. Windows Task Manager was showing 24 separate graphs. I was ...
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Mathematica benchmark on two different system

I have two system one has a Xeon E5-1650 CPU, 24GB of RAM, and a 7200rpm hard drive. The other system which is a Lenovo G510 laptop, has a core i7-4700MQ CPU, 4GB of RAM, and 5400rmp hard drive. The ...
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Why does a Xeon processor cost much more than a similar Core i7 part?

I want to know why the price of a Xeon CPU and a similar Core i7 CPU is so different. The CPU clock is more or less the same. I want to know this because I want to have an understanding of what kind ...
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Motherboard with socket LGA1150: Xeon or I5? [closed]

I have 3 Tyan S5532GM2NR-LE motherbords. The wholesaler didn't yet shipped the mathcing Intel Xeon E3-1230v3 processors. I'd like to start preparing the 3 servers so I think using temporary processors ...
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Will Intel HD graphic benefit RDP only server?

For my new software developing company , I am deciding to purchase one of the following Intel XEON processor INTEL E3 1230 V3 (No intel HD cheaper by ~ $30) INTEL E3 1245 V3 (Intel® HD Graphics ...
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HP Z400 with Xeon W3520 2.66 Ghz

I have a HP Z400 with Xeon W3520 2.66 Ghz. Would it be a benefit if I replace the mentioned CPU with I7 930 for they both use LGA1366? Would it even work? ...
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Is Intel Server board sh3200 with xeon x3220 good for virtualization? [closed]

I am wondering if the sh3200 and xeon x3220 will run virtualization well. I have this server running and it's fine but I want to throw on some virtual servers. My plan is to run linux/ubuntu with ...
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Xeon X3430 usable memory limit

I Installed new 4x8GB RAM chips on my Xeon X3430 that's uses Windows server 2008 r2 standard, although 32GB is shown only 16GB is usable, why?
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CPU and Thermal Types

I just noticed there were several types of pastes. Are some better then others? Such as when mounting a XEON chip is it better to use another paste over something basic.
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Choosing which core to use when running a program

I work on a Fedora server running on an Intel Xeon with 15 cores. Some users are running simulations that take up four of the cores, but others seem to be unused. Is there a way I can have a program ...
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Lenovo ThinkServer TS130 1105 - does 32/64 depend on RAM configuration?

Just got in a Lenovo ThinkServer TS130 1105 (Xeon E3-1225V1) and a (new, sealed, holographed, looks legit) copy of Windows Server 2008 32/64 (standard) to run on it for a pretty lightweight job ...
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Intel Core i7 4770 or Xeon E3-1240 V3 [closed]

I'm trying to decide wether to get a Intel Core i7 4770 or a Xeon E3-1240 V3 processor. Their specs are exactly the same, except that the i7 has integrated graphics, and the Xeon does not. The Xeon is ...
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Windows 7 Wont Use All My CPU Core's

My computer (HP xw6600 Workstation) has two Intel Xeon processors which have 8 cores each, but system manager and performance manager only see 4 cores. The Device Manager shows 8 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU ...
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What's more important for a 3D CAD program, GHz or QPI? [closed]

We are getting ready to buy a Xeon-based workstation for a coworker who will be using Pro/E 3D CAD software. For the processor we need to choose between an E5-1607 (3 GHz with 0 GT/s QPI) or an ...
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What is the best way to get optimal processing power?

I am building a 'server computer' for my house. I wonder if it is better to buy two Intel Xeon E3-1240 V3 processors and run them on the same motherboard, or to buy an Ivy bridge-e processor, like ...
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Xeon vs overclocked i7 Extreme for lowest latency

I am aware that the differences between high-end i7 and Xeon are: compatibility with dual socket motherboards, total L2/L3 cache size. overclocking capability. extra cores - Haswell ...
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Would it be possible to upgrade a Mac Pro 2010 5,1 with a W3530 to a W3670?

I spent the last two hours trying to find a solid answer to this and come up empty-handed. They share the same socket, same memory speed... I'm just not sure if the system will be able to handle ...
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Is “limited overclocking” supported by Ivy Bridge Xeon?

Intel Core i5 and i7 desktop processors in the Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge families support limited overclocking, where you can push the turbo boost multiplier to 4 bins above the standard. For ...
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Heatsinks and Xeon E5 CPUs

I've constructed a server that uses 2 Xeon E5-2620 CPUs and per Intel's recommendation I'm in the process of ordering a heatsink and I'm slightly concerned about thermal management. The case I'm using ...
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Passive and active heat sinks for Xeon 5472

This is my first post, so I apologize if I'm not following any particular protocol or have posted this in the wrong category; please let me know if I need to change or re-post elsewhere. (thank you) ...
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CPU requiring pairs of RAM DIMMs [closed]

I want to set-up a machine using 2 Intel Xeon E5-2620 CPUs and 2 16GB DIMMs. I am now told that for both CPUs to function, I need at least 2 pairs of identical DIMMs (4 DIMMs total). Is that true? ...
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on xeon, does addq require 2 clock cycles?

How many cycles are required to add long ints on a xeon? from timing trials, it appears that 2 clock ticks are needed. /proc/info says model name : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5660 @ 2.80GHz ...
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S5000XVN Intel Motherboard - Only sees 12 out of 16GB of RAM

So I have an older Intel S5000XVN motherboard, here are the specs CPU Arch : 2 CPU - 2 Cores - 2 Threads CPU PSN : Intel Xeon CPU 5160 @ 3.00GHz CPU EXT : MMX, SSE (1, 2, 3, 3S), EM64T, VT-x CPUID : ...
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Difference between Intel Xeon E3 and Xeon X… family of processors?

I'm completely confused by Intel's naming system. I understand what makes Xeon E3 different from i5. But what, for example, makes the Xeon X3440 different from E3-1230? (Apart from clock speed).
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Disable hyperthreading on MacPro Xeon

We need to disable hyperthreading on several MacPros. We have just two types of Macs - Dual QuadCore 2.4 "Westmere" and single CPU SixCore 3.66 "Westmere". All machines run 10.6.8 For some strange ...
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Xeons with IMC (Integrated Memory Controller) — does ECC support depend on the chipset also?

Intel has released Ivy Bridge Xeon processors with PCIe 3.0, ECC, and VT-d support. However, there aren't yet any PCIe 3.0 + USB 3.0 C21x (Panther Point) boards available, while B75 and Z77 desktop ...
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Confused by CPU model

This seems like a candidate for someone posting a lmgtfy link as an answer, but I don't trust the info I'm finding. I've got a Linux box that's been whirring away in my loft for quite some time, and ...
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Is the L3 cache shared by all cores for a Sandy-Bridge E Xeon CPU?

In a related question (http://superuser.com/questions/412988/impact-of-the-l3-cache-on-performance-worth-a-dual-processor-system) I asked about the benefit of a dual-CPU system in terms of doubling ...
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Have anybody tested R multicore packages on 10-core Xeon how do they scale in comparison with case of 4 core machine?

Have anybody tested R multicore packages (for example : parallel, multicore, snowfall, foreach) on 10-core Xeon ? How do they scale in comparison with case of 4 core machine ? What algorith have you ...
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Impact of the L3 cache on performance - worth a dual-processor system?

I will be purchasing a new high-end system, and I would like to have a better sense of whether a dual-processor Xeon system (I am looking at the new, high-end Xeon E5-2687W) might, realistically, ...
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why i7-860 is two times slower than E3-1220?

I have financical trading software. It decodes fast/fix messages. I'm running same binaries on two different machines on very similar set of data. Software receive "messages" and decodes them. The ...
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Mounting LGA1366 Xeon w3680 on a motherboard

I am putting a home server/workstation together and am having a hard time mounting a Xeon W3680 onto a Supermicro MBD-X8DTH-6F-O board. Its the first time in a good 10 years that I assemble a machine ...
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Clarifications on the nehalem processor

I'm looking at some servers and I'm confused as to the Nehalem processor. The processor is made by intel, but looking at the wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nehalem_(microarchitecture) Why are ...
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SuperMicro MBD-X8SIL-F-B, Intel Xeon X3430 and Crucial DDR3-1333 ECC RDIMM?

I am assembling a custom PC. And here are the components I ordered: Motherboard: SuperMicro MBD-X8SIL-F-B - http://www.supermicro.com/xeon_3400/Motherboard/X8SIL.cfm Processor: Intel Xeon X3430 ...
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Does a Xeon-based workstation will run slower on Windows XP than on Windows 7?

I have a Xeon-based computer at work runing on Windows XP with 3G RAM. I can't upgrade Windows XP 16 bits to 32 bits or to Windows 7 because of compatibility issues with some of the company's ...
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Dual Core servers - do I have to use both processor slots?

I'm buying a barebones server. The motherboard has slots for two processors; do I have to use them both, or like RAM, can I add another CPU when I need it? I don't want to spend $500 on another CPU if ...
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Mac Pro Memory Model - Bad to fill the bank?

I have a Mac Pro tower with a 2 x 2.66 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon chip and 8 RAM slots. I have been told because of the processor's triple channel memory capacity that I should be installing RAM modules ...