Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
FIDO Alliance Specifications Add Support for NFC and Bluetooth
Apple Music Goes Live
New Acer Curved IPS Display Comes With AMD FreeSync Support
New Meizu MX5 Unveils In China
Apple Behind E-Books Price-fixing Scheme, Court Rules
EU To End Roaming Charges in 2017
Huawei Honor 7 Relased With 20MP phase-detection Camera
Sprint Has A New, All-included Rate Plan For You
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > PC Parts > Intel S...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Intel Starts Sampling Atom server SoC


Intel is sampling an Atom-based system-on chip for servers and announced a new system using one of its Xeon processors.

The Atom-based dual-core chip is a previously announced sub-10W, 64-bit device with a PCI Express interface, supporting ECC memory and Intel's virtualization and hyperthreading technology.

During a presentaion event held in San Francisco, Intel showcased a low-power Xeon-based server from SeaMicro. SeaMicro rolled a new generation of its system ASIC capable of linking over PCI Express to either Atom or Xeon CPUs.

SeaMicro's new SM10000-XE server is powered by a 1W ASIC, which packs up to 64 Intel Xeon E3-1260L processors into a 10U chassis consuming up to 3.5 kW. SeaMicro sells the system for $138,000 (base configuration.) The ASIC links over PCI Express to an Intel hub chip. It uses its own fabric as a cluster interconnect and provides external Ethernet and storage connections.

SeaMicro's SM10000-XE system is comprised of:

- 64 x86 quad-core 2.4 GHz Intel Xeon processors
- 256 cores per 10 rack units, 1,024 cores per rack
- 10 gigabits of bandwidth to each quad core processor
- Up to 2.048 terabytes of Samsung?s Green DDR3 DRAM?32 GB per processor
- Up to 64 SATA solid state or hard disk drives
- Up 16 10 gigabit Ethernet links or up to 64 one gigabit Ethernet uplinks.

Each board in the chassis uses four of SeaMicro's 90nm fabric ASICs, designed in an older process for highest yields. SeaMicro?s Input/Output Virtualization Technology eliminates all but three components from SeaMicro's motherboard - CPU, DRAM, and the ASIC itself - thereby shrinking the motherboard and reducing power, cost and space. The company's new TIO (Turn It Off) technology enables SeaMicro to further power-optimize the motherboard by consolidating functionality and turning off unneeded CPU and chipset functions. The company has managed to brining the CPU to about 30W down from about 45W.

"SeaMicro has invented technology that allows our SM10000 family to address all segments of the scale out data center," said Andrew Feldman, CEO of SeaMicro. "The addition of the SM10000-XE to the SM10000 family allows one architecture to support big and small processors?enabling customers to match their workload to the processor best suited for that work. The SeaMicro SM10000 family delivers a single architecture capable of supporting different processor types, each optimized for a different type of work."


Previous
Next
Pioneer Releases New BDR-S07J BDXL Burner In Japan        All News        Symantec Gives pcAnywhere All-clear
Kinect For Windows Is Now Available     PC Parts News      New Sandy Bridge CPUs Released, Some Come Without Graphics Core

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Intel Eyes Future of Wearables With Acquisition Of Recon
Intel To Provide Details of Current Chips, Potential Technologies for the Future of Moore's Law
Intel Releases Game Optimizations and New Drivers for Intel Graphics
Intel To Invest $125M In Technology Companies Run By Females
Intel Opens Lab to Advance Big Data Solutions for Healthcare, Smart Cities
Computex: Intel Introduces 5th Gen Intel Core Broadwell-H Processors, Thunderbolt 3, IoT And Unite Tele-conference Platform
Intel to Acquire Altera For $16.7 Billion
New Intel Purley Xeon Processors Coming in 2017
Fujitsu and Intel To Collaborate On IoT Platform
Intel Advances Cloud Efforts with New Collaboration
Intel Xeon E7 v3 Processor Series Debuts
Intel Accelerates Data Centers With New SSD DC S3510 Series

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .