Calxeda is no more, but many ARM licensees are preparing to storm the server market. Do they have a have fighting chance? Is the server ARMada capable of competing with the mighty Xeon fleet? We present our first overview and analyses of all the ARM server SoCs that are currently available or will be soon.

Low Power Server CPU Shoot-out

We take a look at two nearly identical systems and compare the low power server processor offerings from AMD and Intel.

27 by Jason Clark & Ross Whitehead on 7/17/2007

Supermicro's Twin: Two nodes and 16 cores in 1U

Low electricity bills, very high processing power, and all at an attractive price - the newest Supermicro server promises a lot. Find out if the promises also materialize as...

28 by Johan De Gelas on 5/28/2007

Intel Clovertown: Quad Core for the Masses

Intel shows what a non-native quad core product can deliver, beating rival AMD's quad core solution to market.

56 by Jason Clark & Ross Whitehead on 3/30/2007

Promise VTrak J300s

We take a look at a 12 drive SAS chassis from Promise and compare SAS, SATA and SCSI while taking a stroll down memory lane.

31 by Jason Clark & Dave Muysson on 2/2/2007

Quad Core Intel Xeon 53xx Clovertown

With four cores in one package, the new Xeon 53xx might be able to offer the performance of a quad socket server in a much cheaper dual socket machine...

15 by Johan De Gelas on 12/27/2006

AMD Socket-F Opteron vs. Intel Woodcrest

We take a look at two nearly identical systems, with the chief difference being the CPUs used: one uses AMD Socket-F Opteron and the other Intel Woodcrest.

38 by Jason Clark & Ross Whitehead on 12/18/2006

SMB NAS Roundup

We take a look at a handful of the popular SMB NAS devices on the market.

23 by Ross Whitehead Jason Clark Dave Muysson on 12/5/2006

Intel's newest Quad Xeon MP versus HP's DL585 Quad Opteron

We confront Intel newest server based on the Xeon MP 7130M with the HP DL585, the popular and well-regarded ProLiant Quad Opteron server that gave HP a major edge...

33 by Johan De Gelas on 11/10/2006

Server Guide part 2: Affordable and Manageable Storage

Our server guides' goal is to give a you a comprehensive overview of server technology. In this second part we introduce you to server storage technology and what you...

21 by Johan De Gelas on 10/18/2006

Server Guide Part 1: Introduction to the Server World

The Server Guides' goal is to give a you a comprehensive overview of server technology. In this first part we introduce you to TCO and the different server chassis...

31 by Johan De Gelas on 8/17/2006

Intel Woodcrest: the Birth of a New King

Intel is back, and they seem to be here to stay. Woodcrest is shipping and Clovertown is on the horizon.

59 by Jason Clark & Ross Whitehead on 7/13/2006

Intel Woodcrest, AMD's Opteron and Sun's UltraSparc T1: Server CPU Shoot-out

Intel's newest Woodcrest arrived a few weeks ago in our server lab. We compare Intel's newest Xeon 5160 with AMD's Opteron and Sun's UltraSparc T1. SSL, PHP, Apache and...

91 by Johan De Gelas on 6/7/2006

Eight Core Servers: Opteron 880 (Egypt) vs. Xeon MP 3.0 GHz (Paxville)

We take a look at the Quad Dual-Core Enterprise platforms, comparing Intel's Paxville (Xeon MP) 3.0GHz with AMD's Opteron 880 in a series of 64-bit database tests.

35 by Jason Clark on 4/24/2006

NVIDIA Business Platform: A competitive desktop alternative to Intel?

NVIDIA is launching a comprehensive stable image platform solution for the IT sector designed around the AMD Athlon 64 processor series.

14 by Gary Key on 3/30/2006

Sun’s T2000 “Coolthreads” Server: First Impressions and Experiences

Sun's "Coolthreads" T2000 server is an ambitious and innovative product that may provide a solid and attractive alternative to the flood of x86 based servers. So far, there have...

26 by Johan De Gelas on 3/24/2006

Inside Newegg: They give us a Tour and you a Prize

For the first time in Newegg's history we were allowed to present the public with a tour of one of their facilities. And they even let us give...

122 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/14/2006

Intel’s Dual-Core Xeon First Look

More processing power has long been the focus of the processor giants, but times are changing. Performance per Watt is the focus for both AMD & Intel for the...

67 by Jason Clark & Ross Whitehead on 12/16/2005

Sun introduces T1000/T2000

Sun introduces T1000 and T2000 UltraSPARC T1 based servers with CoolThreads technology with an aim to cut up to 60% of customer operating costs.

13 by Tuan Nguyen on 12/6/2005

AnandTech Search goes Google

Take an in-depth look at the Google Mini, and how we integrated it into AnandTech.com.

48 by Jason Clark on 9/5/2005

Linux Database Server CPU Comparison

We compared different Xeon and Opteron platforms on Database servers on SUSE Enterprise Linux 9, Kernel 2.6. How well do the Xeon and Opteron perform on the newest kernel...

45 by Johan De Gelas on 6/17/2005

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