In Pictures: HP’s giant ProLiant: The good, the ba...
Intel claims this server delivers a 1.7x performance increase using VMware’s VMark 2.5.1 benchmark over previous generation Xeon processors. A better clock and more cache—multiplied by an insane number of cores per processor is like a lit fuse. Add this to 40GB of Ethernet (at max configuration), 12Mbps, SAS SSDs inside or iSCSI outside, and room for PCIe full height/width cards in the chassis.
In Pictures: HP’s giant ProLiant: The good, the bad, the UEFI