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  • jumbo-mumbo
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    just for info: I have transferred all my data to new server and all accounts are now active..
    Those figures are now seems to be changed ...
    To me it does make sense (now)...

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  • ENF
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    Originally posted by ryan1918 View Post
    I see, I just don't see why his is showing different in cpanel then mine is, and I've checked it at different times, mine stays exactly the same.
    Then logic would dictate that one of the following apply:

    1) Your OS doesn't support the SpeedStep function.
    2) It's disabled (BIOS or Otherwise).
    3) The system is under some type of load.

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  • ryan1918
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    I see, I just don't see why his is showing different in cpanel then mine is, and I've checked it at different times, mine stays exactly the same.

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  • ENF
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    Originally posted by ryan1918 View Post
    Yes but don't you think it would create a sort of lag, to go from 1 for example, to go to 2, unlike if 2 was already there..
    There's no lag when it's adjusting the speed.

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  • ryan1918
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    Yes but don't you think it would create a sort of lag, to go from 1 for example, to go to 2, unlike if 2 was already there..

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  • Shamil.
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    Originally posted by ryan1918 View Post
    Yes but I don't see the reason that it would hurt even if it's running at full power 24/7 unless you are paying for power, I would think it would actually create lag having to start out low and grow for more power, although I've never looked into this so I don't know exactly how it works.

    I just still don't see why his is running lower and mine is running at full power.

    I'm running centos.
    It does not hurt performance, but in overall metrics, enhances performance. Demand Based Switching / SpeedStep works asynchronously with the processor's demands, and supports it as and when required.

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  • ryan1918
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    Yes but I don't see the reason that it would hurt even if it's running at full power 24/7 unless you are paying for power, I would think it would actually create lag having to start out low and grow for more power, although I've never looked into this so I don't know exactly how it works.

    I just still don't see why his is running lower and mine is running at full power.

    I'm running centos.

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  • ENF
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    Originally posted by ryan1918 View Post
    I have a bunch of the 3440 servers, and none of them are showing what his is showing, I don't think he got what he paid for, if we have the same model/cpu why would his show way different speeds in cpanel?
    No idea what configuration you are using. But...

    SpeedStep started being supported in the 2.6 linux kernel. Depending on the flavor of server, I believe you can control it in the BIOS and at the software level in the energy settings. In your example, either you have it disabled or your system is under load.

    This is pretty common stuff with Intel processors. It just all depends on how it's utilized in your system configs. Either way, for the OP, there's no reason to run a server a full power if it's not being fully utilized.

    Editorial Note: I noticed in some of the Intel documents that this can also be referred to "Demand Based Switching (DBS)". (Depending on the BIOS/Hardware mfg.)
    Last edited by ENF; Fri 28th Jan '11, 2:38am.

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  • ryan1918
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    I have a bunch of the 3440 servers, and none of them are showing what his is showing, I don't think he got what he paid for, if we have the same model/cpu why would his show way different speeds in cpanel?

    Processor Information Total processors: 8 Processor #1VendorGenuineIntel
    NameIntel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X3440 @ 2.53GHz Speed2533.411 MHz Cache8192 KB Processor #2VendorGenuineIntel NameIntel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X3440 @ 2.53GHz Speed2533.411 MHz Cache8192 KB Processor #3VendorGenuineIntel NameIntel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X3440 @ 2.53GHz Speed2533.411 MHz Cache8192 KB Processor #4VendorGenuineIntel NameIntel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X3440 @ 2.53GHz Speed2533.411 MHz Cache8192 KB Processor #5VendorGenuineIntel NameIntel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X3440 @ 2.53GHz Speed2533.411 MHz Cache8192 KB Processor #6VendorGenuineIntel NameIntel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X3440 @ 2.53GHz Speed2533.411 MHz Cache8192 KB Processor #7VendorGenuineIntel NameIntel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X3440 @ 2.53GHz Speed2533.411 MHz Cache8192 KB Processor #8VendorGenuineIntel NameIntel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X3440 @ 2.53GHz Speed2533.411 MHz Cache8192 KB

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  • ENF
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    Originally posted by ryan1918 View Post
    is it just for 3440 or is there different versions of this model?
    It's pretty included on everything these days.

    If your processor is on this list: (XEON Proc. w/ SpeedStep) http://ark.intel.com/MySearch.aspx?s...AE%20Processor -- then it has SpeedStep technology. (The entire 34xx series has it.)

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  • ryan1918
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    is it just for 3440 or is there different versions of this model?

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  • ENF
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    Originally posted by ryan1918 View Post
    I don't know though it seems fishy because I have more than a dozen of these servers and I don't see this nor have I heard of it.
    That technology has been around for a long time and is legitimate. You can view a list of all Intel products that carry it, which I'm willing to bet some [intel based] servers you have carry it as well...

    http://ark.intel.com/MySearch.aspx?S...echnology=true (631 Total Products)

    Stepping down power (when it's not needed) on a couple thousand servers saves a ton in electrical expenditures.

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  • ryan1918
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    I don't know though it seems fishy because I have more than a dozen of these servers and I don't see this nor have I heard of it.

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  • ENF
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    Originally posted by jumbo-mumbo View Post
    thanks ENF, that helped.
    So i just assume, they did gave me right processor.
    They probably did, I don't think they would go so far as to fake your server info stats. Everything you listed was accurate for the model displayed.

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  • jumbo-mumbo
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    thanks ENF, that helped.
    So i just assume, they did gave me right processor.

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