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Xeons are a line of Intel CPUs created specifically for servers or workstations.

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DDR4 memory modules with XMP and Intel Xeon E-2246G - possible?

is latest Intel XEON generation (E-2246G) able to operate with DDR4 set via XMP profile on higher frequency? (XEONs are not "unlocked" if I'm right (?)) Why do I ask? Well, if I put DDR4 modules ...
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Changing Apple EFI for Xeon microcode

I have Mac Pro 3,1. I have just bought 2x Xeon E5450 SLBBM E0 stepping and found that there are unsupported by my Mac Pro. I tried to google for this problem and found that only SLANQ C0 stepping ...
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Has CPU inter-core communication become slower?

I'd be pretty amazed if it had but maybe somebody can help me understand. I ran SiSoft Sandra Lite 2014's 'Processor Multi-Core Efficiency' test (which returns an 'Inter-Core Bandwidth' value) on my ...
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ESXI pass through Quick Sync Video for Plex

I'm trying to set up my new home server to run a Plex VM under ESXi, and I'd like to enable hardware acceleration with Quick Sync video, which my CPU (a Xeon E-2124G) is capable of. From what I read ...
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Second Xeon CPU fails in Intel S5520UR server motherboard

I'm building my first PC and chose cheap old server bits, an Intel S5520UR server motherboard TPS manual here and a pair of (matched) Xeon X5570s. One CPU works fine, with no errors on boot. However, ...
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Low performance with dual Xeon

I searched quite a lot about my problem, found people with similar issues but I couldn't find a solution. I recently bought an HP Z600 to a professional seller on eBay. It is equipped with 2 Xeon ...
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3 CPU on 4 socket mobo - any gotchas? [closed]

got a 2U Supermicro server with 4 sockets, however only 3 are populated with Xeon E7-4830v4. Various persons advised to either remove 1 or even better add another CPU so I run an even umber of CPUs. ...
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Does Xeon D-1527 have Trusted Platform Module?

As the question says, does the Intel Xeon D-1527 have a TPM (Trusted Platform Module)?
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Can I add a second SODIMM to a Thinkpad Lenovo P1 with the Xeon processor?

The Thinkpad Lenovo P1 with the Xeon processor (part number 20MDCTO1WW) comes with these RAM options: 8GB DDR4 2666MHz SODIMM 8GB DDR4 2666MHz ECC SODIMM 16GB DDR4 2666MHz SODIMM 16GB(8+8) DDR4 ...
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Dual Processor Server CPU Temperature

I am running an application to monitor my CPU temperatures and I am noticing that Processor #1 is showing warmer than #0 by about 10 degrees C. My workstation (Dell T5500) has a CPU on the motherboard ...
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Is it normal for cpu pins and motherboard to get burnt due to heavy usage? [closed]

After looking at technical documents, I could not figure out cause of memory channel A not working on intel serverboard s1200v3rps. So, I send my complete server to dealer center to initiate warranty ...
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My 4 Xeon E7 have lower performances than a single 8th Gen i5

I have an open question for you : I set up a second hand server in my office to train our ML models on it ; it contains 4 Xeon E7 4820 (https://ark.intel.com/products/53675/Intel-Xeon-Processor-E7-...
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Should these CPU temperatures worry me?

I have a Dell T7500 with 2 X5675 processors. I am running Linux Ubuntu. When I type in sensors, I get this: dell_smm-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device Processor Fan: 720 RPM Processor Fan: 1332 ...
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Windows 10 reboots instead of going to sleep

During the last week, my Win10 machine started to work weirdly. I've two main issues: When I open the start menu, and click to Sleep in Power, the OS restarts (the Shut down and Restart options work ...
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Possibility of incorrect install of CPU - would system boot/OS install?

Having build a system with (amongst others) Supermicro X10SRL-F Intel xeon E5 1620 v4 I am about 80-90% sure I placed the triangle-corner in the correct orientation. But there is a slight ...
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Dual CPU in HP Proliant ML350p Gen8 with 430 watt PSU?

I have a HP Proliant ML350 Gen8 server with a single Xeon E5-2609 CPU and would like to upgrade it to something faster. But is the PSU large enough for dual CPU's? The 430 watt mine has is the ...
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How is “Intel Graphics” split between microprocessor and chipset?

I'm running a Xeon E3-1275 v6 (Kaby Lake) processor - that has Intel HD P360 for a GPU - on a motherboard with C236 chipset - which doesn't support graphics. Naturally I knew that there was no ...
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Conroe stepping

I have two Intel Xeon 3050 CPUs which apparently have different stepping, I'd like to know which is better but am having difficulty finding specific stepping level info. sSPEC: SL9TY CPUID: 06F6h ...
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How to run multi core using jupyter in ubuntu server?

I have a ubuntu server. it is have a dual xeon E5-2620V4(32 core). The problem is that when running code in "Jupyter notebook", only one of the 32 cores works. So the execution time is very long. ...
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What cpu is this?

I know that is is an Intel Xeon processor based on what is written on the CPU but i cant seem to match what i believe to be the part number to anything on the internet. The CPU has the following ...
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Intel Xeon Phi turbostat For All Cores

I am using a platform which as four Intel Xeon Phi 7210. To capture frequency and other parameters during runtime, I am using turbostat. However, turbostat won't show details of all the cores, but ...
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Why EDAC sbridge: ECC is disabled. Aborting

I have a server with 4 x ECC memory and I installed CentOS 7+ I got EDAC sbridge: ECC is disabled. Aborting when boot up but if I use memtest86 test I can see my memory is ECC memory and enable, the ...
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Performance - Xeon E5 v3 vs v4 processor

I was going to purchase an E5-2609v4 CPU for a new server - but then noticed that according to Passmark tests it has a significantly lower benchmark at 6973 then the V3 version at 9885 - but I can't ...
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Which Xeon processors have hardware support for H.265 encoding/decoding?

Looking to build a rendering machine for H.265 video: would I be better off with a Core i7/i9 because of built-in hardware accelerated H.265 encoding/decoding, or can Xeon processors support it as ...
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Instability with dual socket Xeon and Windows 7 Ultimate

Computer Specs PSU: 1U SR1600 server chassis PSU MOTHERBOARD: Intel 5520UR dual socket server board. GPU: Matrox g200e CPU: Dual quad core Xeon 5570 Nehalem EP RAM: 2 x 2gb DDR3 sticks ...
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No display signal from graphics card

I am trying to figure out whether the graphics card is dead or just incompatible with the rest of my hardware. I've got: Motherboard: Intel S1200KPR CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1270 v2 Graphics card: SAPPHIRE ...
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LOW-Level tool to retrieve CPU Info

I have encountered something strange with some CPUs I bought for my home server. These are - allegedly - Xeon X5672 (3.2GHz). So it should be a Westmere (Model 6 Family 44 Stepping 2). According to ...
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Can I update Direct3D?

When I try to open NBA2K17 game, there is a window with some information: "Graphics card with DirectX 10.0 feature set or lower detected. This application requires Direct3D 11 installed, running a ...
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Intel Xeon E5-2670 v3 in an MSI X99A SLI Plus

I have this Intel Xeon E5-2670 v3 that I took out of an old server, and I want to build a new multi function PC with it. I searched around on the internet and I found this : http://www.cpu-upgrade....
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Insufficient RAM for Intel XEON E5-2699 v4

I just finished building my first workstation. Here is the configuration I have: Motherboard: Supermico X10DAX (just 1 CPU installed) CPU: Intel XEON E5-2699 v4 (ES version) GPU: nVidia QUADRO ...
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desktop does not post after upgrade from Intel E2160 to Xeon 3220

Upon upgrading my Intel E2160 cpu with a Xeon X3220, the desktop's heatsink fan would turn on momentarily but turn off without going into POST. I was wondering how I might be able to fix this. I had ...
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Running an application across two nodes with Windows Server with NUMA

I had an interesting call with a client today. We have an application which schedules other apps, and normally we have no trouble at all with servers with NUMA configuration with anywhere from 2 to 4 ...
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If I use a CPU with more cores than the specs of the motherboard allow, what will happpen?

I have a Dell Precision T3600 with a Xeon E5-1607 (quad core) and want to upgrade the CPU for a E5-2658v3 (12 cores). The motherboard of the T3600 seem to only support up to 6 cores according to the ...
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WINDOWS 10 Pro does not see Second XEON CPU

E5 2383 v3 CPU issues I have dual E5-2620 v3 CPU's installed and working well. I recently purchased two used E5-2683 v3 CPU/s to increase my CORE count for 3D Architectural design. Upon installation ...
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Motherboard won't POST with Xeon Phi installed

I've got an ASUS P9X79 WS motherboard with an Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 processor that I'm trying to install a Xeon Phi 3100A on. A colleague of mine had this setup working about a year ago, but we had to ...
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Will dual Xeons improve Android Studio build times?

I am an Android developer and spend a lot of my time waiting, so I have started considering a a dual Xeon setup. I know that, for example, for a 3D rendering solution - the additional cores improve ...
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Core 2 Quad VS Xeon in PC CPU support

I wonder if an Intel Xeon CPU corresponding to a Core 2 Quad one will work on system which supports Core 2 Quad Processors? I want to buy a Core 2 Quad but I see many same type Xeon CPUs are on sale. ...
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Is it possible to use core processors instead of xeon?

We need to include QSV feature in deployment. We just thought of having i5/i7 processors instead of Xeon. Because they are having QSV feature as default. So we thought instead of using C226 chipset ...
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Software stack install trouble for Intel Knights Landing

Intel's new Knight's Landing processor has builtin support for hosting OS and is no more a pluggable card MIC as in the traditional systems. Now when I try to install the MPSS one of the step is to ...
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PC(s) wont post - Memory Error

I am in the final stages of building two PCs, but upon testing, neither pass POST. When turned on, fans spin and lights flash but there's no BIOS screen and motherboard error related to memory. PC 1 ...
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Will the Intel W2600CR2 accept Xeon E5-2600 v1 CPUs?

Given the currently very low price of used 8 core Xeon E5-2670 v1 CPUs, I'm looking for a matching dual LGA2011 motherboard. The Intel W2600CR2 fits the bill but is specified by Intel to support ...
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How to disable some cores on Intel machine

I have a machine with two Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2618L v3 processor, which has 8 cores on each socket. I only want the OS or hypervisor (such as Xen) on the machine to detect only one socket and ...
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5 beeps with Xeon E3-1230L V3 installed?

I've bought a Xeon E3-1230LV3 1.8 GHz CPU, and a Asus H97M Plus motherboard. When I power it up it makes five short beeps. I tested the motherboard with a different Core i7 and a Celeron, and both ...
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Why is this Xeon designed to be capable of 2 clock rates?

Why would the Xeon X5650 processor operate on either 2.7GHz or 3.1GHz when it most likely is designed into a system that is always connected to an AC power supply?
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Xeon memory bandwidth specification incongruency

How can this Xeon achieve the stated 102 GB / s memory bandwidth with the following configuration: Channels: 4 Type: DDR4-1866 The max. theoretical bandwidth would be 59.712 GB / s. The ...
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Is there a specific order for inserting dimms in a server motherboard?

So I just got an Intel S5400SF server board and I have 8 sticks of 2gb RAM. I was wondering since there are 16 slots, is there a specific order which I should insert the slots in? I know that with ...
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Is there any way to force a Xeon 1650 v3 CPU to not change its operating frequency?

I have a SuperMicro X10SRi-F server with a Xeon 1650v3 CPU. I'm trying to disable frequency scaling on the processor without any luck (don't know if it is even possible at all). I've disabled Speed ...
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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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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 ...