Article: Sandy Bridge-EP Launches
By: David Kanter (firstname.lastname@example.org), March 6, 2012 9:54 am
Room: Moderated Discussions
Sandy Bridge-EP is the first major overhaul for Intel servers since 2009, and nearly ever aspect has been enhanced. The processor pairs 8 cores with a large last level cache, DDR3 memory controller, QPI 1.1, integrated PCI-E and power management. This article provides an overview of the major features, including new I/O optimization and power capping techniques and discusses the expected impact.