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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The best performance reported by an x86-based system until now was that of the NEC Express5800/A116 system, which achieved 2,150,260 BOPS.
The AMD Opteron processor-based and IBM PowerXCell processor-based "Roadrunner" system at Los Alamos National Labs again captures the number 1 spot on the bi-annual TOP500 Supercomputer Sites list, while the "Jaguar" supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory comes in at number 2 and is the highest performing entirely x86-based system ever on the survey.
The result above is based on the best performance result for a single node x86-based system with SPECjAppServer 2004.
SGI (NASDAQ: SGI) said that its ICE X supercomputer platform garnered four of the top five most efficient supercomputer rankings for standard x86-based systems, including the number one position, as reported on the newly released TOP500 List.
According to IBM test results, the IBM Power Systems are capable of analyzing data 50 times faster than the latest x86-based systems.
Traditionally, the Windows version of Handy Backup can be used on Linux systems running under Wine, the Windows-compatibility layer for x86-based systems.