HP White Paper: Dual-Processor Workstation Productivity in MCAD/AEC Environments


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Source: Hewlett-Packard
Date: January 2008
Type: White Paper
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Overview: Today’s compute-intensive environments demand more performance. While many factors influence system performance, the heart of a workstation is its Central Processing Unit (CPU) or processor. Due to size, complexity, and heat limitations in processor design, it has become increasingly difficult to make processors faster. The latest advances in processor development have come from multiplying the number of processors. This white paper describes multi-core, multi-processor computing and the performance advantages of dual-processor, Xeon-based workstations. Dual-processor equipped xw6400 and xw8400 workstations provide better performance in typical MCAD/AEC environments than the single-processor xw4400.

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