Dell Precision T7920 Tower Workstation: When High Performance Meets Versatility

Gone are the days where our mathematical John Henry’s could fight the steam engine of the computer processor. In the same vein, gone too are the days where the commercially available PC products could rival the business counterparts.

If such days ever really existed, of course. Modern workstations such as the Dell Precision T7920 provide far more versatility and power than a common household PC. And they need to, as they do far more intensive work.

Tech companies revealed their newest and most powerful future projects at CES 2019 just recently. Read more…

AMD Comes Out Swinging at Computex 2019, New Ryzen 3rd Generation Processors Revealed

Our favorite time has come! New hardware releases have been announced! A few days ago, Dr. Lisa Su presented the AMD Keynote at Computex 2019 where she showed how AMD has come back with exciting processor innovations and its impact on the market. We have been seeing leaks and rumors regarding AMD CPU and GPU’s for the past six months creating excitement for the announcements. And now we can finally have some sort of confirmation!

 

 

The first announcement was related to supercomputers using AMD EPYC processors. AMD and Microsoft have partnered together to bring AMD EPYC CPU’s to the Azure Read more…

Intel’s Roadmap for 10nm process and AMD 16 Core Ryzen 9 3000

On May 8, 2019 at Intel Inventor Day, Intel revealed detailed manufacturing news for the upcoming products that it will work on over the next four years. Intel CEO’s Bob Swan and Murthy Renduchintala spoke to investors about Intel’s projection for the next few years. Originally, Intel was supposed to release the 10nm process this has been delayed the past few years. 14nm process was released back in 2014, then the 14+ process was released in 2016, and currently we are seeing the end of the 14++ process. Intel has released some 10nm products but these weren’t significant quantities. Read more…

Intel Releases 2nd Generation Cascade Lake Processors

The second generation of Intel Cascade Lake processors have finally been released and they have some pretty awesome new features!

 

At the top of the food chain we have the Xeon Platinum, which is now up to 56 cores on a Ball Grid Array (BGA5903) socket. The Xeon Platinum 9200 series are known as the Cascade Lake-AP (Advanced Performance) and will be sold by OEM’s as a complete server. Intel also released the 2nd generation of Cascade Lake-SP (Scalable) processors under the Xeon Platinum 8200 series. The 8200 series Platinum and Gold also support Optane memory, for faster workloads.

 

Tips for Buying HP Workstations

Businesses that require computers that offer high-end solutions tend to turn to HP workstations. They’re capable of handling all kinds of needs that would otherwise overtax an ordinary computer. So, if you run a business that needs these computers or you work for yourself and need to buy one, we’ve got some tips to help you with that.

Buying HP workstations involves more work and more considerations that you might realize. If you’ve never bought these kinds of computers before, it’s best to head to a retailer that you can trust to offer you high-quality products and honest Read more…

Comparing Dell PowerEdge 13th and 14th Generation Rack and Tower Servers

Dell’s PowerEdge Server line finds use in a broad variety of applications. Cost-effective and configurable, these Racks, Towers, and Blades power many bootstrapped business solutions, such as file sharing, corporate software services, and organizational databases.

Although the PowerEdge brand is well-established after two decades of existence, it is still relevant in 2019. What’s more, the blogosphere rumbles with the sound of an ongoing debate over a seemingly simple question — Which Dell PowerEdge Servers are best?

Today, we will try to remedy that. Exclusively for your reading pleasure, we’ll compare two successive versions of T-type (form factor) PowerEdge Servers to Read more…

DDR5 Memory on the Horizon!

After the Chinese government started investigating DRAM price fixing in 2018, DDR4 RAM prices have been drastically reduced. These prices may fall as much as 30% by the end of 2019 and possibly set the prices for the upcoming DDR5 memory. RAM prices peaked mid-2018 just before the Chinese government became suspicious of price trends and started investigating memory suppliers. By the end of 2018, DDR4 module prices were slowly coming down and are expected to be reduced 30% by Q2 of 2019.

 

SK Hynix was one of the first chip makers to announce its production and specs on its Read more…

The Ultimate Dell PowerEdge R740xd Server vs. the Dell PowerEdge R730xd Server Comparison Guide

Dell’s PowerEdge Rack Servers have proven themselves capable of providing both small and large businesses with the power and versatility needed to support mission-critical applications. The Dell PowerEdge R730xd Server was a significant step up from the Dell PowerEdge R720xd Server, featuring expandable memory of up to 3TB. It could handle heavy workloads for e-commerce businesses, data warehouses, and other data-heavy environments.

Pushing for Continued Innovation

Even as they introduced the powerful R730xd Server in 2014, Dell was hard at work on its next version, the Dell PowerEdge R740xd Server. It made a big splash release, featuring even Read more…

AMD Zen 2 / Ryzen 3000 Desktop Release and Navi GPU Release

The next generation of AMD’s Zen processor is rumored to release around summer of this year. Leaked information has suggested that AMD will be announcing products in June for Computex and the release is slated for July 7th. The main focus of the release will be the Ryzen 3000 desktop processors, X500 chipset based motherboards, and the anticipated 7nm “Navi” consumer video cards.

 

 

Zen 2 is a major architectural step for AMD’s desktop processors using a 7nm process node. The 7nm process node will improve Ryzen’s IPC and single threaded performance from the previous generation. This will allow the Zen Read more…

Rack Servers vs. Tower Servers: The Pros and Cons of Each

Choosing the right servers for your data center is essential if you are going to have consistent support for your company’s IT infrastructure needs. Should you go with rack or tower servers? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each? You should learn as much as possible about each type of server before making a substantial investment in either or both. Those differences matter whether you are more interested in buying Dell Servers or HP Servers.

Rack Servers

Rack Servers get their name from the type of cabinet, used to store them, called a rack. Read more…

5 Reasons Servers are Ideal for Business Start-Ups

Small businesses with only a few employees should consider all of their options when it comes to selecting their computer needs. As a matter of fact, according to an article by a Dell representative, any company with two or more employees should have Dell Servers or HP Servers. Even though cloud-based servers are easy to use and are becoming more and more popular on-site servers that you operate yourself remain as the best solution. A server-based network has several benefits that are tailor-made for small businesses. Servers play a critical role in any IT network Read more…