The Super-binned 9990XE perfectly illustrates current and future issues with power draw and cooling

The 9990XE made headlines in April of this year for being an Auction-Only part as well as Intel’s fastest most powerful CPU to date. At International Computer Concepts we’ve tested a few of these at their Manufacturer’s settings (5.0GHz, Default voltages) and found that they are nearly impossible to keep stable without a beefier cooler (We normally use a 360mm radiator +Read More

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.   CPU i7-6950X i7-6900K i7-6850K i7-6800K Cores/Threads 10/20 8/16 6/12 6/12 Core ClockRead More

Overclocked Solutions For High Frequency Trading

In today’s fast paced economy, when it comes to money, anybody on Wall Street can tell you that every second counts. But no more do we see the bustle of human activity down on the floor of the stock exchange with brokers frantically running to and fro to buy and sell. The frenzy of human activity has been replaced byRead More

High Speed Trading Systems: Five Critical Considerations Join ICC for Trading Show Chicago 2014

ICC is excited to be returning to Trading Show Chicago June 4-5. We’ll be bringing our industry-leading experience developing enterprise hardware solutions for the financial industry, as well as demoing our financial IT solutions including our overclocking technology!

CoolIT Systems Delivers Liquid Cooling to High-End Solutions

Towards the end of 2012, we formed a partnership with CoolIT Systems, a provider of innovative and state-of-the-art cooling technology. Their liquid cooling solutions are some of the hottest on the market, enabling increased levels of performance and reliability in advanced system designs. Always on the lookout for cutting-edge technology that helps us deliver high-performing solutions in workload-intensive environments, weRead More

FIA Expo 2012 Recap

FIA Expo 2012 is over. We had a great time at the show, made a number of valuable contacts, and had an opportunity to see inside a relatively new business vertical. Both our IT solutions and my Psy halloween costume were very well received! At the show we showcased two of our innovative solutions: our overclocked Vega™ series NovaServ™ R-216iRead More

FIA Expo 2012 Kicks Off!

We’re here at the Futures Industry Association’s annual Expo at the Hilton Chicago. After a great reception put on by CME Group last night, the main portion of the conference and trade show got underway this morning. Although the opening keynote had to be canceled due to Superstorm Sandy hitting the east coast, everything else has been proceeding smoothly. TheRead More

Vega Series Financial Solutions & FIA Expo 2012 – ICCUSA Insights IT Hardware and Software in Computational Finance

We’ve all met that person in business who feels that IT isn’t that important. A couple of weeks ago, we saw how a failure in IT could cost millions of dollars and bring an entire company to its knees. In the wake of the near-collapse of Knight Capital Partners, there has been much discussion around the merits and dangers ofRead More

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