Posts Tagged ‘Atom’
Mini Cluster in a Box V2 Exterior

Mini Cluster in a Box V2 – 64GB of RAM 24 Cores 13 NICs 3 Systems 2 Switches

How we fit a cluster of three Intel Atom C2750 systems with networking, power and solid state drives all in a single small portable case and under 1A @ 120v


AtomPi Cluster

Common Compute Node Slots – Why we need them

Why the industry needs a new common compute node form factor to change the game in terms of density for low power clusters



Intel Atom S1200 v Intel Xeon E3

Intel Atom S1200 Centerton Server Processor Launch Notes

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the Intel Atom S1200 server processor launch. The morning’s focus was on the current 6w Centerton generation Atom parts, but one could tell that there was a lot of room to go. As ...


Intel Centerton Atom Based 6w Cloud CPU – Battling ARM

At Intel Developers Forum (IDF) in Beijing Intel announced its new Centerton Atom SoC to combat the looming threat of ARM architectures in for cloud applications.  HP, Dell and others have already announced plans to offer ARM...



Supermicro CSE-502L-200B mITX/ mATX 1U Atom Server Chassis Review

  For the Supermciro X7SPE-HF-D525 pfSense appliance I discussed in the linked post I of course wanted a chassis for my appliance and decided to purchase the CSE-502L-200B for just under $70 (see ebay and NewEgg). Oftentim...


Supermicro X7SPE-HF-D525 8GB DDR3, IPMI, pfSense, FreeNAS, unRAID, Linux and Power Consumption

I just wanted to update everyone on the Supermicro X7SPA-HF-D525 and X7SPE-HF-D525 review that was posted earlier as I have had a bit more time running the unit, especially as a pfsense appliance. Areas that will be looked at h...



Supermicro X7SPA-HF-D525 & X7SPE-HF-D525 Atom Server Motherboard Review

The Supermicro X7SPA-HF-D525 and Supermicro X7SPE-HF-D525 boards reviewed today are somewhat unique, and let’s face it; fairly expensive Intel Atom based boards. Both boards are centered around an Intel Atom D525 dual co...


Intel vPro to the Atom: Only a matter of time

As some readers know, a big reason for the slow content on the site is that I am busy writing a big piece on Intel vPro technology for a very big technology review site. As part of this, one thing I realized is that Intel’...



Microsoft Small Business Server 2011 Essentials: CPU/ Memory Sizing

Over the past few months I have looked at a number of different CPUs including the Intel Atom Pineview D510 platform, the AMD Brazos E-350 platform, and a number of Xeon E3 series CPUs like the Xeon E3-1230. At the same time I ...


AMD Zacate E-350 1.6GHz Fusion APU Brazos Benchmarks and Review

AMD’s Zacate E-350 is the culmination of the AMD-ATI merger’s synergy expectations. AMD rocked the press when it shared its vision of a unified CPU and GPU to attack at the heart of Intel’s GPU market dominanc...