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In High Frequency Servers, Latency Prevails

2/3/2021byMarina Bashneva

Low latency in High Frequency Servers for HFT (High Frequency Trading) is one of the vital elements to success. Among many factors that effect latency, hardware and network are the key elements to successfully achieving the lowest latency possible. High frequency trading works at an extremely high trading rate and as a result, time and speed are extremely important. Algorithms profitability are often extremely reliant on a particular set of data points being gathered and ordered in a low latency fashion.

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Power Hungry CPUs and “Phantom” Throttling Featuring the 10980XE

7/14/2020byBetim Begolli
Today, I would like to talk about power-hungry CPUs and “phantom” throttling, featuring 10980XE. Intel’s 10980XE can require more than 500+W to reliably run at overclock speeds surpassing ~4.7GHz. In our testing we found an issue that was more difficult to spot with the 7980 or 9980. At that time we could hit what we saw as the maximum safe daily overclock on the 7980XE with our cooling solution, so we didn’t experience issues with power delivery to the CPUs to obtain the 4.4-4.7GHz they were running at.
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ICC COVID-19 Response

3/23/2020byMarina Bashneva
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Prepping a System for Subzero Overclocking

12/24/2019byAaron Bakaitis
In overclocking there is a constant issue of heat created by the CPU. Not only does it lower the stability of a processor as the temperature increases it also can cause damage to the CPU and lowers the tolerance to higher voltages which further causes damage. Inversely as temperatures decrease there is generally an increase of stability and a higher tolerance to voltage before true damage is done.


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Insights

In High Frequency Servers, Latency Prevails

2/3/2021byMarina Bashneva

Low latency in High Frequency Servers for HFT (High Frequency Trading) is one of the vital elements to success. Among many factors that effect latency, hardware and network are the key elements to successfully achieving the lowest latency possible. High frequency trading works at an extremely high trading rate and as a result, time and speed are extremely important. Algorithms profitability are often extremely reliant on a particular set of data points being gathered and ordered in a low latency fashion.

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Power Hungry CPUs and “Phantom” Throttling Featuring the 10980XE

7/14/2020byBetim Begolli
Today, I would like to talk about power-hungry CPUs and “phantom” throttling, featuring 10980XE. Intel’s 10980XE can require more than 500+W to reliably run at overclock speeds surpassing ~4.7GHz. In our testing we found an issue that was more difficult to spot with the 7980 or 9980. At that time we could hit what we saw as the maximum safe daily overclock on the 7980XE with our cooling solution, so we didn’t experience issues with power delivery to the CPUs to obtain the 4.4-4.7GHz they were running at.
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ICC COVID-19 Response

3/23/2020byMarina Bashneva
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Prepping a System for Subzero Overclocking

12/24/2019byAaron Bakaitis
In overclocking there is a constant issue of heat created by the CPU. Not only does it lower the stability of a processor as the temperature increases it also can cause damage to the CPU and lowers the tolerance to higher voltages which further causes damage. Inversely as temperatures decrease there is generally an increase of stability and a higher tolerance to voltage before true damage is done.


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