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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 mrbluze on Saturday February 22 2014, @09:56PM

    by mrbluze (49) on Saturday February 22 2014, @09:56PM (#4967) Journal

    Core 16 belongs to the NSA

    Do it yourself, 'cause no one else will do it yourself.
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  • (Score: 1) by TheGratefulNet on Sunday February 23 2014, @09:08PM

    by TheGratefulNet (659) on Sunday February 23 2014, @09:08PM (#5319)

    and when it comes to transistors, "all your base are belong to us".

    you are free to use collectors and emitters as you see fit, though.

    (pullups are optional but recommended; especially for the obese).

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