Posts Tagged ‘Sandy Bridge’

Tyan S5510 (S5510GM3NR) mATX Sandy Bridge Xeon LGA1155 C204 Motherboard Review

One of the most popular motherboard reviews on STH of the Xeon 3400 series generation was the Supermicro X8SIL-F. It was a micro ATX (mATX) motherboard with some of the mainstay server board features such as dual Intel 82574L G...


Supermicro X9SCM-F Sandy Bridge Xeon LGA1155 C204 Motherboard Review

Today we are looking at the Supermicro X9SCM-F which is going to be a very popular mATX server motherboard. One of the most popular mATX server motherboards reviewed on this site was the Supermicro X8SIL-F. It provided a small ...



ASUS P8B WS Sandy Bridge Xeon LGA1155 C206 Motherboard Review

Today we are looking at the ASUS P8B WS motherboard for Intel’s E3-1200 series Xeon CPUs. Based on the C206 chipset, the P8B WS is able to utilize the Xeon CPUs with a five as the last number (e.g. Xeon E3-1235) and take ...


ASUS P8B-X Sandy Bridge Xeon LGA1155 C202 Motherboard Review

The Bromolow platform with Sandy Bridge E3 Xeons and C200 series chipsets provides a very low-power platform for small business and home servers. Starting with the new Intel Xeon E3-1230, users get both low power consumption as...



ASUS P8P67 Deluxe Sandy Bridge P67 LGA 1155 Motherboard ATX Review B3

The first P67 board I purchased was the ASUS P8P67 Pro. At the time, it was a close race for me between the P8P67 Pro and P8P67 Deluxe decided primarily by retailer availability. Two months later, I finally purchased the P8P67 ...


Intel Xeon E3-1270 Sandy Bridge Benchmarks and Review

The Intel Xeon E3-1270 is essentially the same as Intel’s Core i7-2600 series CPU with the omission of integrated GPU capabilities, which cuts 15w from the chip’s TDP and adds support for unbuffered ECC DIMMs. Intel also of...



Intel Xeon E3-1240 Sandy Bridge Benchmarks and Review

The Intel Xeon E3-1240 is the second step up in the Sandy Bridge Xeon E3 series when looking at processors that include Hyper-Threading. As the Xeon E3-1220 (no HT), Xeon E3-1230 and Xeon E3-1280 have been reviewed previously, ...


Tyan S5512WGM2NR C204 Xeon E3 LSI SAS2008 Motherboard Review

The Tyan S5512WGM2NR is a C204 based motherboard for the new Xeon E3 series CPUs that includes an onboard LSI SAS2008 controller. Intel launched an anticipated bombshell on the UP market with Bromolow’s launch this week. ...



Intel Xeon E3-1280 Sandy Bridge Benchmarks and Review

Up for benchmarking today is the Intel Xeon E3-1280 Sandy Bridge based Xeon processor. Interestingly enough, this is the highest stock clocked Sandy Bridge CPU available today. After looking at both the Xeon E3-1220 and Xeon E3...


Intel Xeon W3550 Benchmarks and Review

On tap for today is benchmarking the Xeon W3550 LGA 1366 UP server CPU. Recently I have been looking at the new Sandy Bridge Xeon E3-1220 and Xeon E3-1230 CPUs. Most comparisons have come in the form of the new Sandy Bridge Xeo...