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posted by mattie_p on Saturday February 22 2014, @06:32PM   Printer-friendly
from the so-i-can-play-my-games-faster-right? dept.

Popeidol writes

"Intel has announced the latest revision to it's Enterprise CPU range. The Xeon E7 v2 is based on Ivy Bridge rather than the aging Westmere, and specifically targets the Big Data Analytics market. In pursuit of this they've bumped up the core count to 15, reduced power consumption, reworked the cache, and included a long list of smaller improvements. The end result is a high-reliability chip that uses less power but has dramatically improved performance for most workloads.

A single-page version of the article is available here."

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  • (Score: 5, Funny) by acid andy on Saturday February 22 2014, @06:44PM

    by acid andy (1683) on Saturday February 22 2014, @06:44PM (#4911) Homepage Journal

    Maybe they'll make the 16th one available later as a promotion. Buy 15 Get 1 Free or 6.66% Extra Free (the deal of the Beast).

    If a cat has kittens, does a rat have rittens, a bat bittens and a mat mittens?
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  • (Score: 2, Funny) by TheGratefulNet on Sunday February 23 2014, @09:52PM

    by TheGratefulNet (659) on Sunday February 23 2014, @09:52PM (#5331)

    overclocking and overbussing is very old.

    the new hotness is overcoring.

    hitting control-alt-shift-tab-backslash can turn on that extra cpu (if you have the right kernel patch).

    "It is now safe to switch off your computer."