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IBM Intellistation z 6221-3m8 computer

I have a IBM Intellistation z 6221-3m8 computer with one 2.8 ghz xeon processor. If I add another processor will my programs run faster ? I have 3 MB of memory installed.

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It will run faster only if the applications are multi-threading capable. Nearly all older apps cannot take advantage of multi-threading, but some of the newest apps are starting to be coded to take advantage of multiple cores/threads. You may also have to update the OS for it to recognize the second core.

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Can run windows 8 on IBM intellistation z pro ?


IBM IntelliStation zPro came with different CPU chips through 1997 to 2006. Depending on which year or type your machine is will determine if you can upgrade to Windows8.

The chips used were

IntelliStation Z Pro

Type 6899 (March 1997 to ??)

Type 6865 (October 1998 to April 2000)
Type 6866 (January 2000 to March 2002)
Type 6894 (May 2001 to June 2002)
Type 6221 (November 2002 to February 2005)
  • Dual Intel Xeon at 2.4, 2.67, 2.8 or 3.2 GHz
Type 6223 (August 2004 to March 2007)
  • Dual Intel Xeon with Intel 64 (formerly EM64T) at 3.0, 3.2, 3.4, 3.6 or 3.8 GHz
Type 9228 (June 2006)
  • Dual Intel Xeon Model 5130, 5140, 5150 or 5160
Windows 8 If you want to run Windows 8 on your PC, here's what it takes:
  • Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with support for PAE, NX, and SSE2 (more info)
  • RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)
  • Hard disk space: 16 GB (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
  • Graphics card: Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver
As you have Type 6223 which a Xeon faster than 1GHz it should work with Windows 8 but not all Xeon processors are compatible depending on which one you have. See this Microsoft site after you check your Xeon chip family on the motherboard or through the Windows system command. Search for xeon.

Processors What processors support Windows 8

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IBM X335 server , but no C2T how to add a vga card


You can use the X335 server without C2T cable. I have searched the article which would make you convenient to understand.
Go for the link:
http://www.dbzoo.com/blog/using_an_x330_without_a_c2t_cable
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Single core 2.8ghz xeon to quad core cpu


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xeon#Prestonia

"In 2002 Intel released a 130nm version of Xeon branded CPU, codenamed "Prestonia". It supported Intel's new Hyper-Threading technology, and had 512KB L2 cache. This was based on the "Northwood" Pentium 4 core."

Meaning it is a Single-Core processor.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Intel_Xeon_microprocessors#.22Prestonia.22_.28130_nm.29

Scroll down.

400MegaHertz Front Side Bus. (400MHz FSB)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xeon#7300-series_.22Tigerton.22

"The 7300 series, codenamed Tigerton (product code 80565) is a four socket (packaged on Socket 604) and more capable ->
QUAD-CORE processor.................."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Intel_Xeon_microprocessors#.22Tigerton.22_.2865_nm.29

1066MegaHertz Front Side Bus. (1066MHz FSB)

The motherboard uses the Intel E7505 motherboard chipset,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intel_Xeon_chipsets#NetBurst-based_Xeon_chipsets

Note the - Processor FSB supported -

533MegaHertz

ONLY supports Single-Core processors, too.

The answer is No

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Dear sirs, I would like to upgrade the cpu`s of my Compaq Evo W6000 PC with the Motherboard Model 06D0h. Please let me know what are the strongest cpu`s I could use. Many thanks Murat


I suggest this to you.
Intel Xeon Processor, 1.4 GHz/100.0K
Intel Xeon Processor, 1.5 GHz/100.0K
Intel Xeon Processor, 1.7 GHz/100.0K
Intel Xeon Processor, 2.0 GHz/100.0K, L3
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Intel Xeon Processor, 2.6 GHz/400
Processor, 1.8 GHz, 603FCPGA
Processor, 2.0 GHz, 603FCPGA
Processor, 2.2 GHz, 603FCPGA
Processor, PRST, 2.4 GHz/400, INT 261668-004 284645-001 source: ftp://ftp.compaq.com/pub/supportinformation/technotes/evo_w6000_workstation_rev6_us.pdf

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Amber light is on


Hi,

Download IBM DSA software from ibm site or google it and install it.

From the report you can analyze the issue

After install

click start > all programs > Ibm DSA > IBM DSA

This will automatically run and collets hardware logs.

Find the logs on c:\ibm_support\

Analyze it

Thanks

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I have a Hp wx6000 workstation and would to upgrade it.


According to the HP.com website, that board can support up to 3.2ghz with 533mhz max bus speed:
Intel Xeon processor 2.4 GHz, 2.66 GHz, 2.8 GHz, 3.06 GHz and 3.2 GHz (533 MHz front side bus)

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Upgrade Intellistation Z Pro 6121 w11 to 64bit Xeon Processors


It helps if you give the right specification - the W11 is the 6221, not the non-existent 6121.
You have 2 x 2.4 Xeon in a Socket 604 package. The only CPUs these could be are the Tigerton - it certainly does support 64-bit operation, as well as VT.
You have little choice in processors - Tulsa, Tigerton and Dunnington.
The Tigerton is a little ripper! 2 x 4MB on-die cache, 1066 internal FSB, wide voltage range and low power consumption (80W).
http://ark.intel.com/Product.aspx?id=30779
You have a 4 processor 64-bit box - if it isn't poweful enough for you (and I can't see why - I run 50 concurrent VM users on less), you can only go to the 2.93 Tigerton as an upgrade. The other CPUs have more horsepower, less torque!
Don't get hung up on processor speed - for 64-bit big cache rules.

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