BACK TO PCSTATS Follow PCSTATS on Facebook PCSTATS RSS Feed PCSTATS Twitter Feed + Motherboards
+ Videocards
+ Memory
+ Beginners Guides
News & Advanced Search  Feedback?
[X]   Directory of
Guides & Reviews
The PCstats Forums

Beginners Guides
Weekly Newsletter
Archived Newsletters


Beginners Guide: How To Install / Remove an Intel Socket LGA2011 CPU

Symmetric MultiProcessing (SMP) - PCstats.com Symmetric MultiProcessing (SMP)
Mon, August 08 2005 | 12:54PM | PermaLink Feedback?
Symmetric MultiProcessing (SMP) systems are becoming more and more mainstream. Aside from dual core processors, there is still the entire genre of true multiprocessor platforms geared primarily towards the server and workstation market. In the Intel camp, this field is dominated by Xeon processsors, however, there are some design and functional limitations stemming from a single core design and its adaptation to SMP functionality. One of the major forte's of the Athlon64 CPU family has been from the beginning that the entire CPU was designed with clustering in mind. Interconnects between multiple processors using lightning fast data transport for the exchange of Bytes and a combined memory space with individual subdivisions into nodes are the architectural basis of a design not adapted to but optimized from the very beginning for SMP. It still appears that one of the main problems AMD has been facing in the past, that is, great processors hampered by the lack of chipset support still rears its head, existing platforms are somewhat stale, bordering on obsolete technology. This is where nVidia's nForce4 Professional core logic aims to fill the void. Currently, less than a handful of boards are out there but we have secured one of them, namely the ASUS K8N-DL and run it through the paces. Several BIOS revisions later, we are still not quite where we want to be ...
FULL STORY @ Archived from LOSTCIRCUITS
http://www.lostcircuits.com/motherboard/asus_k8n-dl/
CURRENT Computer / SFF PCs News on PCSTATS


News Archives by Category
Audio / Sound Beginners Guides Benchmarks
Biometrics BIOS Business / Industry
Cases Chipset Computer / SFF PCs
Cooling / Heatsinks CPU / Processors Digital Cameras
Drivers Editorial Games
Gossip Hard Drives Hardware
Home Theatre Imaging Memory
Mobile Devices Monitors Motherboards
Mouse Pads MP3 Players Networking
Notebooks Operating System Optical Drives
Overclocking Peripherals Power Supply
Press Release Printers Servers
Site News Software Tips
Tradeshows / Events Video Cards Web News
   12 / 18 / 2014 | 6:07PM
Hardware Sections 


google
 
PCSTATS Network Features Information About Us Contact
FrostyTech
TransmetaZone
BeginnersPC
PCSTATS Newsletter
PCSTATS Forums
ShoppingList Assistance
Tech Glossary
Technology WebSite Listings
PermaLink News
Archived News
Submit News (Review RSS Feed)
Site Map
PCstats Wallpaper
About Us
Employment
Privacy Policy
Advertise on PCSTATS

How's Our Driving?
© Copyright 1999-2014 www.pcstats.com All rights reserved. Privacy policy and Terms of Use.