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Documentary on Intel Xeon processor ‘Nehalem Effect’ is nonsense

I rarely write about topics with such vigour, but this latest video from a so-called documentary team is absolute and utter rubbish. There is no evidence whatsoever that the Intel Xeon 5500 processor can create the kind of data centre … Read more >

Intel Proves Xeon 5500 Processors Are “Cash Machines for IT”

When Intel launched “Nehalem-EP,” more commonly known as the Intel Xeon 5500 Series processors back in March, we pointed out that their energy-efficient performance and other attributes lead to a very quick return on investment – as soon as eight … Read more >

Intel Xeon 5500: The IT Manager’s ATM?

You’ve no doubt heard that Intel’s new Xeon 5500 series processors can deliver a return on investment in as little as 8 months when you replace an older, single-core Xeon server. You may even have heard Pat Gelsinger refer to … Read more >

The Winner Takes It All?

Ultrawide-band vs. Bluetooth; Betamax vs. VHS; Blu-Ray vs. HD-DVD. All are examples of classic format battles that have resulted in one winner dominating in their respective industries. Recent coverage and a few sensational comments suggest that the next battle in … Read more >

From Pentium Pro to Nehalem: The Story of Transformation

Today, at our headquarters in the heart of Silicon Valley, we launched the most important Intel server product since 1995′s Intel® Pentium® Pro processor. In 1995, fewer than 750Ku servers based on Intel architecture were sold, representing only 10 percent … Read more >