x86-based system


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x86-based system

A computer system that is based on Intel's x86 family of CPUs, which includes Intel's Core and Pentium lines and AMD's Athlon, Opteron and Sempron families. See x86 and x86 compatible.
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3Leaf Systems, a pioneer of technologies that enable dynamic clouds, today announced that an industry standard x86 system powered by 3Leaf technologies crushed the previous SPECjbb 2005 performance record of x86-based systems by a factor of two and set a new world record, coming in #1 on the overall SPECjbb list.
July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oracle today announced that Oracle(R) Application Server 10g, a component of Oracle Fusion Middleware, together with Oracle Database 10g running on a Rackable Systems(R) rack-mount server set a best-in-class single node result with the SPECjAppServer2004 industry standard benchmark by delivering the highest performance for an x86-based system.
Capable of running standard Linux distributions, Red Hat Enterprise Linux or the Solaris(TM) operating system, the x86-based systems beat competitive offerings from Dell, HP and IBM--up to 25 percent less on the Sun Fire V60x system and up to 28 percent on the Sun Fire V65x.
The company produces x86 solutions that are also ideal for other x86-based systems such as Windows-based terminals, Windows-CE platforms, and set-top boxes.
According to IBM test results, the IBM Power Systems are capable of analyzing data 50 times faster than the latest x86-based systems.
Best of all, it works seamlessly with AMD APU-powered tablets and PCs, meaning that Android apps can leverage the full horsepower and superior discrete graphics capabilities of the APU on a wide range of x86-based systems running Windows and the full suite of Microsoft Office applications for a brilliant computing experience.
16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the sixth generation of its enterprise X-Architecture for System x and PureSystems servers, providing industry-leading improvements in the performance and economics of x86-based systems for analytics and cloud.
Likewise, RapidIO is expanding beyond its traditional markets to include x86-based systems and even getting traction in server applications," said Mario Montana, vice president and general manager of the Enterprise Computing Division at IDT.
This new system incorporates up to 84 x86-based systems and 2,016 processing cores in a standard EIA 19-inch rack, allowing easy integration into any data center.