iXBT Labs - Computer Hardware in Detail






Latest News

 « Previous Day News Archive  

Intel E7520 and Intel E7320: new server chipsets

It´s time to spread news about Intel E7520 and Intel E7320 chipsets (Lindenhurst and Lindenhurst-VS) mentioned late in June. Chipsets represent the new generation of core logic supporting PCI Express, DDR2-400 and 3.6GHz Xeon (Nocona) processors with EM64T, 800 MHz FSB, Hyper Threading, extended SpeedStep and SSE3 instructions.

The following features are published at the company´s website:

  • 6700PXH 64-bit PCI hub for 2 x independent 64-bit 133MHz PCI-X segments and 2 x hot swap controllers
  • 266 MB/s throughput between MCH and 82801ER/6300ESB I/O controllers
  • 6.4 GB/s DDR2-400 throughput (16 GB/s for physical memory) — 20% more than that of DDR333 at 40% power consumption reduction
  • Up to 4 GB/s PCI Express I/O throughput per x8 interface
  Intel E7525 Intel E7520 Intel E7320
Purpose Workstations Servers Servers
CPU Intel Xeon 800 MHz FSB, 1 MB L2
# of CPUs 1 or 2 1 or 2
FSB 800 MHz
MCH E7525 E7520 E7320
Package 1077 FC-BGA 1077 FC-BGA 1077 FC-BGA
Modules 2 channels (4 modules per DDR2-400 channel; 3 modules per DDR333 channel) 2 channels (4 modules per DDR2-400 or DDR266 channel; 3 modules per DDR333 channel)
Type DDR2-400, DDR333 DDR2-400, DDR333, DDR266
Max. capacity 16 GB 16 GB DDR2-400, 16 GB DDR333, 32 GB DDR266 16 GB DDR2-400, 16 GB DDR333, 32 GB DDR266
ECC/parity Yes
External graphics PCI Express X16 N/a N/a
ICH5-R ESB6300
460 µBGA 689 PBGA
1 x 32-bit PCI segment 1 x 32-bit PCI segment, 1 x 64-bit 66MHz PCI-X segment
PCI Master
6 4
2 x Ultra ATA UDMA ATA 100
Serial ATA
2 x ATA 150 2 x ATA 150
8 x USB 2.0 4 x USB 2.0
Int. 10/100 N/a
AC´97 Digital Circuits
AC´97 2.3 AC´97 2.2
I/O management SMBus 2.0 / GPIO
I/O extensions
PCI controller 6700 PXH 64-bit PCI Hub
Package 567 FC-BGA
Support 2 x PXH 64-bit, over 1 GB/s each
PCI Masters 2 x independent 64-bit PCI/PCI-X interfaces per PXH; 66 MHz PCI, 66 MHz PCI-X; hot swap

According to a number of sources, including CNET and The Inquirer, Lindenhurst owners are not recommended to use PCI Express adapters due to a number of undisclosed problems that will be fixed in Q4.

 « Previous Day News Archive  

Latest headlines

ASUS Launches R9 200, R7 200 Series, Matrix R9 280X Graphics Cards

Apacer Launches SATA SLC-lite SSD solutions

ADATA Introduces a Stylish External HDD HC630

Samsung Introduces New Wireless Multiroom Speakers

WD Gives Consumers a Cloud of Their Own

Write a comment below. No registration needed!

blog comments powered by Disqus

  Most Popular Reviews More    RSS  

AMD Phenom II X4 955, Phenom II X4 960T, Phenom II X6 1075T, and Intel Pentium G2120, Core i3-3220, Core i5-3330 Processors

Comparing old, cheap solutions from AMD with new, budget offerings from Intel.
February 1, 2013 · Processor Roundups

Inno3D GeForce GTX 670 iChill, Inno3D GeForce GTX 660 Ti Graphics Cards

A couple of mid-range adapters with original cooling systems.
January 30, 2013 · Video cards: NVIDIA GPUs

Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Surround 5.1

An external X-Fi solution in tests.
September 9, 2008 · Sound Cards

AMD FX-8350 Processor

The first worthwhile Piledriver CPU.
September 11, 2012 · Processors: AMD

Consumed Power, Energy Consumption: Ivy Bridge vs. Sandy Bridge

Trying out the new method.
September 18, 2012 · Processors: Intel
  Latest Reviews More    RSS  

i3DSpeed, September 2013

Retested all graphics cards with the new drivers.
Oct 18, 2013 · 3Digests

i3DSpeed, August 2013

Added new benchmarks: BioShock Infinite and Metro: Last Light.
Sep 06, 2013 · 3Digests

i3DSpeed, July 2013

Added the test results of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 and AMD Radeon HD 7730.
Aug 05, 2013 · 3Digests

Gainward GeForce GTX 650 Ti BOOST 2GB Golden Sample Graphics Card

An excellent hybrid of GeForce GTX 650 Ti and GeForce GTX 660.
Jun 24, 2013 · Video cards: NVIDIA GPUs

i3DSpeed, May 2013

Added the test results of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770/780.
Jun 03, 2013 · 3Digests
  Latest News More    RSS  

Platform  ·  Video  ·  Multimedia  ·  Mobile  ·  Other  ||  About us & Privacy policy  ·  Twitter  ·  Facebook

Copyright © Byrds Research & Publishing, Ltd., 1997–2011. All rights reserved.