Intel Xeon D-1500 Series Discussion

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SGN

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Thanks guys for sharing.
Seems that there are no big differences between Xeon D variants at idle.
Last weekend one idea come to my mind. Maybe it's a good idea to go with 1518 and if i will miss some processing power go with second one as cluster.
But isn't 1518 too week for my needs as standalone?
 

Evan

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Ask myself If waiting for xeon d 2xxx has more sense than buying (relative) cheap xeon d 15xy?
I don’t have one yet but if idle power consumption is a concern don’t go for d-2100 series, it’s double the d-1500 series.
Far exceeded by expectations, but it’s also a more performance focused platform, just compact SoC
 

Markus

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Good to know. Moving into new house and could use the tech-budget for upgrading my servers... - So initial invest can be higher than the running costs...
 

Evan

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D-2100 can out perform the silver line of CPU’s, it’s got a high turbo clock as well. E3’s are another vet power efficient option in lower core counts at idle, but uses udimm rather than rdimm which is a kind of turn off.