Broadwell-E CPU Benchmarks

Broadwell-E has been released a few weeks ago to consumers, and we have had our hands on some samples previous to that. We would like to share some of the relevant specifications of the BW-E family and detail some of the early results we have seen with them. CPUi7-6950Xi7-6900Ki7-6850Ki7-6800KCores/Threads10/208/166/126/12Core Clock3.00GHz3.20GHz3.60GHz3.4GHzL3 Cache25MB20MB15MB15MB During our testing here at ICC we […]

Graph 500, Green500, HPCC, and SPEC: Alternative benchmarks for high-performance computing

Supercomputers have become a vital part of almost any innovative project undertaken by collaborative teams in the developed world. Server clusters can be found anywhere from the offices of small businesses to compartments in U.S. Navy submarines. So which are the fastest supercomputers on earth? The usual measurement for high-performance computer (HPC) clusters is the […]