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Received the two Intel Xeon X5670 today! 12 threads per CPU! Let’s install them!

Received the two Intel Xeon X5670 today! 12 threads per CPU! Let’s install them!

Hi everyone, Today, I received the two Intel Xeon X5670 that I ordered on Monday. These two CPUs replaced the previous 2 Intel Xeon X5570 CPUs. Below, I show you some photos changing the CPUs in my servers; the CPU specs, and running BOINC with them: Let’s Start! First, let’s remove the server cover. Here’s how it looks internally: Here’s where the CPU’s and RAM Modules are located. We need to take out the plastic cover: We can see the CPU…

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CPU upgrades coming in the following days!

CPU upgrades coming in the following days!

Hi everyone, Today, I made the decision to upgrade my server CPUs. Currently, it runs using 2x Intel Xeon X5570, which are Quad-Core CPUs running at 2.93Ghz. These CPUs consume 95W each, and has Hyper-Threading, meaning each CPU has 8 threads. This means the server currently has 8 Cores and 16 Threads. In the following days, it will be running with 2x Intel Xeon X5670, which uses the same socket and are compatible with the hardware. The Intel Xeon X5670…

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My new BOINC Crunching Machine

My new BOINC Crunching Machine

Hi everyone, Today, I’ll show you my new machine that I’ll be using to crunch BOINC tasks. The machine is a used Dell PowerEdge R710. It has 2x Intel Xeon X5570 clocked at 2.93Ghz. It didn’t had a GPU except for the integrated basic GPU, so I added the ATI Radeon HD 2400 PRO that I was previously using as an eGPU (external GPU) in my laptop. The Intel Xeon X5570 is a Quad-Core processor with Hyper Threading. This makes…

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Hardware Upgrades! 120mm x 38mm noisy fan and ATI Radeon HD 2400 GPU

Hardware Upgrades! 120mm x 38mm noisy fan and ATI Radeon HD 2400 GPU

Hi everyone, Today, I performed some hardware upgrades to my computers. First, on my Ryzen PC, which was getting temperatures of 84C all the way to 89C, I replaced the front 120mm fan, which was an Arctic F12, with a 120mm x 38mm high airflow but very noisy fan I took out from a Dell PC. This fan was placed on the CPU heatsink, so I tough on using it on my new Ryzen CPU as it could definitely lower…

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