Servers are generally meant for professional use and there are not for personal use and personal computers. There are many brands available in the market with low level configuration to high level costly servers. IBM and HP are some of the brands which have good range of servers available with the requirement of the market.
Previously I have discussed about HP server and now I am going to explain another good product from IBM Corporation. IBM is well known brand in the market and it is also known as the first manufacturer of personal computers. So have a look on latest product of IBM in server category.
Design and look
This is a very highly configured server with excellent features but it is generally meant for large corporate business. Due to its advanced technology and features everyone can't afford this.
The design is as per traditional module and different from popular tower design. The weight is also very heavy with compare to many Tower designed servers so that due to these all form factors this design has been incorporated. There is nothing special with dimension but I want to mention its weight that it is about 32 Kg, can you lift it? You can but it is to keep as stationary position and we can't move it every day if we want.
The First and important feature of every computing machine that I should describe is its processing speed and processing hardware's. This server has latest technology processor with 2 x Intel Quad-Core Xeon X7350 with total clock speed of 2.93 GHz and the technology of this processor is Quad-Core processing unit. What a highly configured this server is, there are two quad-core processor and both are about 3GHz of clock speed.
Generally these types of technology are available only in high business level servers and it is not possible for budget servers.
The another feature of this server is its L2 cache size and there is about 16 MB L2 Cache, what a great size it is and we have seen that all personal computers have about 2 to 6 MB L2 cache size. With more cache memory the processor unit works with fast speed and more efficiency.
The internal Memory means Random access Memory is another attached hardware that is closed companion of processor and without it there is no meaning of good processor. So that with good processor there should be better or good size of memory. Here, these all aspects are true and IBM has taken wise decision with providing good RAM size with 8 GB DDR2 SDRAM. Here I am slightly disappointed that why IBM has given DDR2 technology RAM and they can provide more advanced technology with DDR3 RAM.
All Other features are available for what any server can require, and of course this is a very highly configured professional server.