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T7400 with dual E5450 3.0 GHz Xeon processors and Windows 10 64 bit

Q: T7400 with dual E5450 3.0 GHz Xeon processors and Windows 10 64 bit

Hello everyone,
I am wondering if anyone has tried this. I am looking to buy a refurbished version of this computer and would like to know if it is compatible with Windows 10 64 bit and Windows Server 2012 R2.
I currently have an aging Precision 670 that is running Windows Server 2012 that I can not move higher than that version due to the required new instruction sets of older processors that are 64 bit. Will this machine have the same problem or will it work okay with these operating systems?
The model I am looking at is the T7400 with dual E5450 3.0 GHz Xeon processors installed and 8 gb of ram.
Any help you can provide on this would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you for your time.

Preferred Solution: T7400 with dual E5450 3.0 GHz Xeon processors and Windows 10 64 bit

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: T7400 with dual E5450 3.0 GHz Xeon processors and Windows 10 64 bit

Hello! So i'm not an expert with Servers but from what information I got, Dell didn't support this machine past Windows Vista, which would be Windows Server 2012 (not R2 sadly). Its possible you can fiddle with it to get it to work, but finding drivers etc., may be difficult if not impossible.

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I am currently running a Dell Precision 690 workstation at work and was thinking about adding another Xeon processor to improve performance when running Autodesk Inventor mechanical design software. The machine currently has one Intel Xeon 5150 @2.66Ghz and 4Gb of ram. I can't find anywhere that would tell me what sort of performance increase could be expected. Any info would be appreciated.

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Hello all..

Have a quick ? for you all...

I have installed Windows 7 on my IBM Intellistation machine which has 2 Intel 3.6Ghz Dual Core Xeon Processors. Here's my question...

In Device Mangler, it shows Processors>Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 3.60Ghz x 4. When I check Task Manager, it shows me the utilization of two processors.

Is this correct!? Should TM show 4 boxes instead of two!? Or is Windows 7 seeing everything okay?!

Thanks in advance!

A:Dual Core Xeon 3.6Ghz Processors

Which version of Win7 do you have?

It's not easy to find the information, but apparently you need Professional or Ultimate to use two physical sockets. Home Premium only supports one.

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Hi All,

I have a dual socket motherboad with chipset 5000.

I currently have 2 unit of Xepon Processor (X5450, E5450)

My question is, can i insert both processor in the motherboard to use? is it compatible?

Thank you


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Okay. I have a dual xeon setup running VUltimate. I made the changes in msconfig to boot with 2 processors. (Boot Advanced Options - Number of Processors)The time to boot dropped from 83 secs to 57sec. But when I look at Task Manager, Performance tab, there are only two processors showing in the graph. Should be 4 with HT. The BIOS splash screen on reboot only listed 2 instead of the usual 4 and HT was disabled.
I change the msconfig to boot with 4 cpus, apply and reboot. Had a couple "mini" (they showed up in the center of the screen)blue screens back to boot. When vista did boot it took the same amount of time as having the cpu box unchecked and grayed out. But Task Manager showed 4 CPUs as it does when the cpu box is unchecked. BIOS splash screen confirms 4 cpus.

Why would 2 cpus without hyperthreading boot faster than the four cpu setting w/HT or the default setting?

A:Dual Xeon number of processors at boot issue

on a side note, with that much power, why arent you using vista 64-bit?

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16th May 2016.Dear Dell Forum Members & Support,We have an existing and very reliable Dell Precision 490 with a Single Intel Xeon 5060 (Dual Core, 3.2GHz,1066MHz) system.The system is currently running Bios Version A08 (04/25/08)
Can it be upgraded to Two (2) Intel Xeon Quad Core Processors, and if so, can a list of the compatiable processors be supplied ?
e.g. Xeon X5460 (Quad-Core, 3.16 GHz, 1333MHz) etc.

Thank you for your time & patience.With kindest regards.GEM CNC Systems.

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Anyone HELP me pls.....i have pc Dell Optiplex 775. i want to upgrade proc intel core 2 duo E5450 with proc intel Xeon E5450(hard mod).
Can I upgrade it? is it compatibility with my motherboard?
I read somewhere from the web...that my mobo actually can upgrade with proc intel xeon E5450 (hard mod) but must use  windows xp & upgrade to bios A20.they tell it work with update bios n change intel xeon...

1. first method i use, windows xp pro sp3 32bit  +  upgrade bios A19 upgrade A20(change proc xeon but failed) then upgrade to A21(change proc xeon but failed) then upgrade to A22(change proc xeon but failed) in this situation my pc can`t  press the button on/off, & button on/off change to orange colour & fan heat sink switch on automatic...(first method failed)

2. second method i use windows 7 ultimate 64bit  +  upgrade bios A19 upgrade A20(change proc xeon but failed) then upgrade to A21(change proc xeon but failed) then upgrade to A22(change proc xeon but failed) in this situation my pc can`t  press the button on/off, & button on/off change to orange colour & fan heat sink switch on automatic...(second method failed)

A:Can i upgrade proc intel core 2 duo E4500 lga775 to intel xeon e5450 (hard mod) lga771

The response of the system (no-boot with the Xeon CPU aboard) is your answer:  NO.  This system won't take that CPU.
Since the system won't boot with the Xeon CPU aboard, it matters not which OS you plan to run.

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How Intel Xeon Processors are different from Desktop Computer Processors like Core2Duo?

How a Server processor performs different from desktop processor of same clock speed?

I am planning to purchase a new computer.

The computer will be used for :

Data Mining.
Web Development
Software Development
Flash/Flex/AIR/Photoshop Work.
Graphic Designing Work(I need better monitor)

Additionally it will be used for software testing and doing experiments with them therefore Virtualization Software(VMWare/Virtual PC) will be also used.

I am not sure what should I purchase? A desktop pc Or a Workstation Computer like Dell Precision?

Workstation computers are very costly.

Please give some suggestions.

This is what I configured Dell Precision 3500

PROCESSOR Intel(R) Xeon(R) W3520 2.66GHz/8MB L3 Cache/4.8GT/s
OPERATING SYSTEM Genuine Windows(R) 7 Professional 64bit (English)t
CHASSIS ORIENTATION Minitower Orientation with 1394 Port
MONITOR Dell(TM) 2408WFP UltraSharp(TM)24"Widescreen Flat Panel LCD Monitor(Analog&DVI)
MEMORY 6GB (3x2GB) DDR3 SDRAM Memory, 1066MHz,ECC
BOOT HARD DRIVE (SATA/SAS) 300GB SATA (10,000RPM) Hard Disk Drive edit
OPTICAL DRIVE 16X max SATA DVD+/-RW with Dual Layer Write Capabilities edit

A:Intel Xeon vs Desktop Processors

Here is a benchmark that has Xeons included so you can compare their performance to desktop processors.


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I don't know anything about Xeon processors and I'm looking for information on how they compare or rank with other types. I've looked at Tom's Hardware where they have lots of CPU comparison charts; but, I just don't see anything on Xeon.

I am familiar with the Pentium 4, Socket 478 and it would be nice if I could find something that made a comparison between the Xeon and the Socket 478; but, I realize that might be asking too much.

Suggestions appreciated.

A:Need general info on how Xeon processors compare

Its really Simple Try googling XEON Vs Socket 478/ C2D etc you will get what you require

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I have a server with dual processors. I am wanting to put Windows Server 2003 on it. Will windows automagically detect the 2 processors or will I have to install other software or tweak the install to recognize the processors??

A:Dual Processors and Windows 2003

I havent installed 2003 on a dual processor machine (yet), but even as far back as NT4, windows was picking up that it was a dual machine during install so I very much doubt that you'll have any problems.

As I remember the only diffuculty was if you wanted to upgrade from a single to dual processor on an existing windows install: You had to d/l some OS patches first. But I dont know why I've even mentioned that :-S

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Anybody know if TK025 - "designed" for PWS T7400 will work in PWS 690 ?
Looking at the photos - TK025 for PWS T7400 and XH821 for PWS 690 - they are identical ...
And why PWS T7400 would need it - if there are already two PCI-e 16x slots on the motherboard ?

A:TK025 Dual Graphics Riser for T7400 in Dell Precision 690 ?

The reason the 690 needs the riser is because the 690 MOBO does not have the integrated Nvidia SLI chip necessary to run 2 cards in an SLI configuration.  I assume this was also omitted in the T7400, thus requiring the riser to run SLI.  As for being compatible, I don't know for sure, but they might be.  The T7400 supports PCIe 16x Gen 2 video cards, and I believe the precision 690 is not.  When PCIe 2.0 was introduced it retained backwards compatibility with most earlier PCIe 16x motherboards, but this is a dell proprietary design, so they may have made the decision not to maintain backwards compatibility.  That, or, as with all of their business class machines that undergo are highly engineered and undergo rigorous testing prior to release, they may simply have not bothered to spend the money on testing the new board on 'last year's model'.  The t7400 listed the riser as a 'time of purchase only' option, so they may not have people like us do what we're doing.
I say we, because I'm in the process of taking my 690 from a single Quadro FX 4500 into a dual card SLI configuration.  In addition to the riser, you also need some additional parts because the 'stock' pan will not support the riser install.  You're going to need a Dell Precision 690 Riser Card Assembly Kit (TH757 D8794), which includes a different card fan (the slots that support full length cards are different), a different rear pan ... Read more

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I'm new to building my own PC. I've taken a really bland class on Computer Architecture, so I know the basics of the basics.

I just guess I have a question that I'm begging to be answered. :dead:

So does anyone know if there's conflicts with the idea of Dual Core Proc. in a Dual Proc. Motherboard?

And of course, is it worth it?

A:Dual Core Processors in a Dual Processor Motherboard

No there will not be any conflict. If the motherboard has a BIOS that supports dual-core processsors, it will use both cores present on each processor.

READ: Opteron 285 review @gamepc.com

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Which would you go with? Also I'm partial to MSI, Asus and GigaByte motherboards.
I like games like Rainbow Six and Ghost Recon. I do a lot of MP3's and I plan on getting the MSI nBox FX5900 Video card.
I want to keep it low priced sinse I'm getting such an expensive video card.


A:AMD 64 or Dual XEON

I would still get a AthlonXP... AMD64's are still to new and expensive, and Dual XEON's are wayyyyyyyyyy to expensive and will not give you any noticiable improvements in gaming.

Untill amd64's get established, if you really want a dual cpu system, get a Dual Athlon MP one, they are far cheaper.

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Currently using a Dell 420 SCSI Workstation with 512MB rambus memory & single P-III processor, SCSI 10K drives...However no amount of adjusting memory or hardware configurations can turn this into a machine that can process two (2) or three (3) open graphics programs at once without crashing or just sitting there; you probably know what I mean. I use CorelDraw 10, Adobe, FrontPage & other Web designing tools plus Lt CAD. all graphics intensive programs by themselves, and some need to be open together.
I want to BUILD a system that will currently handle "Win XP Pro" plus the above mentioned programs without causing me so much grief!
There is confusion about the set-up.
Two 3+GHz Xeon processors with 2GB DDR memory on a WI-2P Abit motherboard with a 7505 chipset vs one P-4, 3.60GHz with 2GB memory on a Intel or other motherboard with an 876 chipset, dito memory! I have never build a system but keep 4 office Dells all network running so I am not intimited by the Build-Process. Any one who has first hand knowledge and has done a, from scratch build I would appreciate any input.
A. Vancortlandt

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Hello everyone,

Just wondering if XP can put a Dual Xeon system to good use.. or will it only use 1 processor?



A:XP on Dual Xeon

Windows XP supports up to 2 processors, so it will take advantage of the dual-xeons

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based off the responses i got when talking about a dual athlon mp system... it doesnt look so great. so i'm thinking of some other options. i've got a friend who does 3d animation and uses an older gateway server. It's got a dual xeon motherboard but he only uses one processor... when i had the chance of working on this system, it seemed REALLY fast. it could be that he had a SCSI drive that spun so fast you could hear it grind, or it could be that he did't have all the clutter on it and was running windows NT 4. but like i said, it was REALLY fast. i'm just asking for some thoughts on this because right now (besides the INSANE cost for a dual xeon motherboard) it seems like a viable option. thanks!

A:dual P2 XEON?

geez... no one here has ever used anything besides a p4 or athlon? :rolleyes:

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I have got a Supermicro X5DA8 mainboard with two Xeon 2.8 GHz processors.
Would two of those processors
Intel Xeon CPU Processor 3.2 GHz 533 MHz
1MB 604 SL72Y as offered on ebay
Intel Xeon CPU Processor 3 2 GHz 533 MHz 1MB 604 SL72Y | eBay
work with my
Super Micro Computer, Inc. - Products | Motherboards | Xeon Boards | X5DA8

A:Xeon Dual Core 2.8GHz, can I easily upgrade to Dual Core 3.2GHz ?

Super Micro has no CPU support list that I could find for this board, nor in the manual. It may take a call or email to them to find out for sure.
I would be careful buying such used item from an eBay seller, check their return policies and reviews first.

Overall, from what little info I could find, it seems the 3,2GHz Xeons will work, but just a guess.

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I want some opinions of the idea of getting two Xeon 3040 and a server motherboard to make one hell of a powerfull machine. Bad idea or one that could be very fast

A:dual Xeon 3040

You might as well just buy a Dual core processor, it would be just as good and cheaper.

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Hi all,

I want a pc to use as a testbed at work, and will dual boot it with a server OS and XP Pro.

I was thinking of a EVO W6000 DUAL XEON 2.2GHz because i can get a refurbed one for Ģ140, or
a Core2duo based rig (probably E2180, then OC it) which will mostly likely cost me double that.

Now, it is only a test rig, but i'd be insterested to know what you guys think will give greater performance out of the 2 rigs.

If i had a E6400 v dual Xeon 2.2, which would you favour (just comparing approximate like for like clock speeds here)

Also, would you recommend dual boots from the same hdd, or separate installs on separate hdd's. If separate then i may struggle with the EVO pc.

Thanks for any advice.

A:Dual Xeon v Core2Duo

If you all you are after is raw performance, then those Xeons in there are ancient (based on the first P4) and even a single Core 2 core with modern RAM can probably do faster than those two Xeons together.

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i just bought a INTEL SE7501WV2 dual xeon motherboard with 2 2.4ghz xeon processors.i want too use it as a home pc and was planning on just installing xp on there.i was wondering will it show up as a dual core in xp,and if it will still run fairly fast like the new dual core processors?thanks

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I have been offered the pick of either of two systems at work

first is a DELL Precision 530 with dual P4 1.7 Ghz Xeons

second is a DELL SC 430 with one dual core 3.2 Ghz CPU
both have the same size memory , both have the same hard drives in RAID 0

i do autocad from home office and moonlight with commodities / stock market trading applications

which is the better pick ? , i cant test them out until i sign for one of them.

A:which is better 2 x Xeon or 1 x dual core ?

I do not know too much about the differences of the two architectures, but from the basic info you provide, it seems the dual core option will be much better due to the massive clock speed difference. Also, the 2x Xeon is probably using an obsolete chipset that may not compete well with the dual core setup, therfore being a lesser performer.

From the little I know about the Intel Pentium D, they function in a similar fashion as a real 2x cpu setup.

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Anyone built a Dual Xeon system with Supermicro P4DP6 board before? It will not even power up at all on Supermicro, but runs fine on a Gigabyte 8IPXPR-C. According to Supermicro, a special Supermicro dual xeon Power supply must be used for it to power up. Anyone know if this is true? I don't want to go through the hassel with returns if this is bogus.

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Hi, I recently aquired a hp z600 , and wanted to upgrade it. As ive had one of these before i ordered 2x x5660s for it. After much trial and error. I discovered that it will only run one of these cpus at a time (Im not sure if this chip is even supported at all) this being due to it having a boot block of 09, and not 10. So now im lookiong for the best/and most powerful alternative, which seems to be the x5590. Could andy one tell me that these are supported for working in a dual enviroment on a rev b hp z600. Is there a better chip that i can use instead? Most of the x55xx chips seem to be supported but these are not mentioned in the documents Thanks

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Hi guys first post.
first dual socket build.
question...will a xeon 604 socket cpu running 533 fsb
work on a board running at 800 fsb...it is a Tyan board if that helps

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Wondering if anyone has tried a non-Nocona, E-ATX dual Xeon board in the HAF 932. I'm talking one of the newer Dual-Xeon boards. I know I lose the single-CPU ATX back opening, but I'm more concerned about if it actually handles a dual-Xeon E-ATX board.

Thanks for any help.

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I have a strange problem on a HP z600 with dual Quadcore Xeon @2,93 Ghz with HT, OS is Windows 7 Ultimate x64.

CPU-z can see correctly two cpus with 4 cores but with only 4 threads.

I checked BIOS settings and I enabled HT and multi cpu support, than with CPU-z i can see only 1 processor with 4 cores and 8 threads.....

On msconfig>boot>advanced options>Number of processor the scroll-down show from 1 to 8 as maximum.

Testing with cinebench or frybench only 8 cores are working instead of 16.....

Where is the problem?

A:Canīt see all my CPUs/trheads on dual Xeon configuration

No ideas?

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I want to upgrade my Supermicro X5DAL-TG2 mobo in order to accommodate a GeForce 7800 video card. I want to salvage as much of my existing system as possible: two Xeon 2.8s, 4x512 MB 180 pin Kingston RAM, Adaptec dual 160 SCSI controller card, NewTek VT card (32 bit PCI). Which dual Xeon board would you recommend?

A:Upgrade a dual Xeon mobo to add PCI Express

as usual... im a MSI lover... so ill recommend you the followin MoBo with its Specs...


12 in (L) x 13 in (W), SSI EEB 3.0 form factor
? 8 DIMMs w/ DDR266 up to 32GB or 8 DIMMs w/ DDR 333 upto 24GB
? 1 PCI; 2 PCI-X(100MHz): 1 PCI-X (133MHz); 2 PCI-E 8X
? SCSI interface Adaptec AIC-7902 Ultra-320; Support Dual channel SCSI Ultra 320; Support Adaptec ZCR (Zero-Channel RAID)
? Dual Gb LAN; On board graphic; MSI server management IPMI 1.5

Remember to check you socket type in order to get the right one...

Regards from Panama

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I'm building a dual xeon machine and I need to find a couple of heatsinks that will fit on the newer xeon boards (where the processors are right next to each other) and will be as quiet as possible. When I've built dual xeon machines before, the stock heatsinks sound like a vacuum cleaner on overdrive. Thanks in advance,


A:semi quiet Dual Xeon Heatsinks

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Hello guys, since now everything was okay, but there is not OEM XPs anymore on market,
What is the problem, installation starts, everything looks good, it ask me for drivers for RAID, my array is just mirror build by embedded ESB2 on-board, I've got such diskette already prepared,
and it continue, it's pretty close probably to final and after last restart it just hangs up instead of loading of settings.
The mentioned machine is SuperMicro 1RU server with 2xXeon 2GB RAM and Adaptec Host RAID. Please advise.

A:Win7 corrupted installation on Dual Xeon machine.

Windows 7 doesn't like RAID very much.

Can you change your SATA controller to ACHI or IDE setting and retry installation with one HD?

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I've seen this posted on a few forums so here goes. It appears that various folks have struggled with this process through Vista and Windows XP 64- This is my first post and I've heard nothing but good things about this group. Please help me!

INTENT: I am upgrading a Dell Precision 490 Workstation with Dual Quad Core Xeon Processors, 4GB RAM, and 160GB SAS ATA HD from Windows XP-64 to Windows 7 SP1 Professional 64-Bit. Fresh installation.

CHALLENGE: Windows 7 64-Bit SP1 Professional will NOT see the 2nd XEON processor.

THINGS TRIED: I used MSCONFIG in the start Menu. Went to the Boot Tab. Pressed the Advanced Options Button and on multiple boots did the following: a. Clicked on the multiple processors button and rebooted. b. Clicked it again and rebooted. I was only able to select 4 processors from the single Xeon that the system is seeing.
I upgaded the system BIOS from Dell's A06 to A08.
I entered F2 to enter BIOS setup and looked for any Multiprocessor menu's, support, HAL selection, etc... Nada. There is one menu for multi-threading which this generation of Xeon does NOT support (Xeon E5320).
Went to my local computer store, bought some new heat-paste and reseated both processors. Rebooted and tried #1 and #3 again. No sucesss.
I double checked all the other things you might think about. This is a stock Dell MOBO and I didn't see any CUDA-styled swith (like on the Apple) to reset the MOBO. There aren't any jumpers on this system to turn on/off a dual proce... Read more

A:Dual quad core only recognizing single xeon-- help!

There are a few knowns for others in this situation that need to be said about Windows 7 and that is:

To elaborate, the Home Basic and Starter editions support 1 physical processor, with an unlimited amount of cores. All other editions support 2 physical processors.

Remember, it's processor, then core. A processor consists of cores.


Windows Starter and Home Premium dont' support Muti-Processing
Windows Professional, Enterprise, and ultimate Do.

By the Way, I'm using Professional 64-bit. I downloaded CPU-Z as directed by several other folks wrestling with similar issues on the web. I am copying and pasting the resuts here for your assistance.

CPU-Z TXT Report
CPU-Z version 1.60
Number of processors 1
Number of threads 4

Processor 0
-- Core 0
-- Thread 0 0
-- Core 1
-- Thread 0 1
-- Core 2
-- Thread 0 2
-- Core 3
-- Thread 0 3

Processors Information
Processor 1 ID = 0
Number of cores 4 (max 4)
Number of threads 4 (max 4)
Name Intel Xeon E5320
Codename Clovertown
Specification Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5320 @ 1.86GHz
Package (platform ID) Socket 771 LGA (0x6)
CPUID ... Read more

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A Win 7 install on an old server has got me flummoxed. I cannot get the taskbar to function properly. I have tried every trick I have found Googling and none have fixed the problem. I have reloaded the OS twice since the original install and same problems reappear. Once as a Win 7 "upgrade" keeping all my files and lastly as a full HD wipe and a fresh install. The original install used the on-board 8 MB video and same problems occurred. I hoped a new video card would fix the problem. I have loaded all the various versions of windows on different machines and have never seen this issue. I have run every software and hardware system integrity check I know and nothing is found. All my programs seems to function fine.


If you open and close a program, the icon in the taskbar gets "stuck" and will not go away. If you put a shortcut on the taskbar, it functions on the first mouse click to open. After closing, the icon in the taskbar again gets "stuck" and will not go away. It does not open again unless you to press Shift on the keyboard and then mouse click on the icon. If you open a large number of programs or any task that puts and icons on the taskbar will quickly clutter the taskbar with icons both with and without graphics. There can be no active program, process or task and the taskbar be full of "ghost" icons. Only a reboot or killing and reloading explorer.exe will make the taskbar look normal until you open a program and t... Read more

A:Taskbar functionality problems on new install on dual Xeon server

Have you installed your GPU drivers for the nvidia GPU, do you have the model of the motherboard and any addon cards? Does this persist if your using the classic theme (as in no areo)?

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I was just wondering if anybody has any experience with Intel S2600CWTR series serverboards and Xeon 2600 V4 processors.
It boots fine with single CPU 2600 V4 and also with dual Xeon V3 .... but not with dual V4.

Intel says only board rev H12882-260 has this issue .... but not H12882-261 or H12882-262 ... so they sent me new boards ... still the same problem.

I really want to use the V4 becsue of better memory bandwidth, but I may have to downgrade to V3.

Anybody know anything about this issue?

Many thanks for any insight.

Update as of 07-21-2016:
Intel has been unable to come with an answer ... and it has become evident that they don't test their new products ... nobody actually sticks a couple of processors in the sockets and makes sure it works. They rely 100% on the CAD simulators. Wish I also was that confident about my designs that I could send to customers without testing. It should be noted however ... with Xeon V3, these are really good motherboards.

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Intel Sandy Bridge finally goes dual socket with new Xeon E5-2600 range

Intel has launched its Xeon E5-2600 range: dual socket processors sporting up to eight cores and 16 threads each, based on its Sandy Bridge core design.

Sandy Bridge processors with up to four cores and eight threads have been shipping for desktop and portable systems for more than a year now, but it's taken Intel a while to scale up and validate its new "Sandy Bridge EP" design for the dual socket market. A further delay was caused by Intel's decision to secretly ship the first processors to HPC customers building supercomputers.

The new processors are closely related to the Sandy Bridge E processors that hit the market last November. They extend the standard single socket Sandy Bridge design with more cores (up to 8), more cache (up to 20 MB), more PCIe connectivity (40 lanes of PCIe 3.0), more memory bandwidth (four DDR3 channels, running at up to 1600 MHz) and more memory capacity (up to 3 DIMMs per channel, for a total of 384 GB per processor). The Sandy Bridge EP (and E) parts lack the integrated graphics of the regular Sandy Bridge, but are bigger and better in every other way.

Intel Sandy Bridge finally goes dual socket with new Xeon E5-2600 range

A:Intel Sandy Bridge finally goes dual socket with new Xeon E5-2600 ...

Aren't Xeons specifically made for servers?

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I i have HP Z620 dual xeon 2,2GHz 32GB ram and during boot it's show : 942-memory training ErrorDIMM 1 on CPU 0 experience an error during training (CODE  3015). what i can do ?


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A:hp Z620 dual Xeon 942-memory training Error (CODE 3015)

The memory slot number refers to the physical positin, not th eorder that you load the memory . Slot 1 is at the far right, and to the right of the processor are slots 1,2,3,4.  To the left it continues 5,6,7,8, and all this is printed in tiny numbers on the motherboard. So, take out that far right memory stick and carefully clean both sides of the contacts with 70-90% IPA (not the beer type).  Or, use DNA for that.  Then reseat.  That will usually fix it.

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These new dual processors are a little confusing to me. How much faster do they actually make a computer? I'm looking at a computer right now with two 1.9Ghz processors. My current computer has a single 3.4. How do these two compare?

I won't be using this computer I am looking at for gaming. All I care about is having an extremely fast computer for music recording. What are the most important specs to look for in a fast computer? Would it be good FSB, Ram, and processor speed?

A:Dual Processors

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If using intel, can 2 prescotts be used? or only 2 xeon's?


A:Dual processors

Xeons only, or Pentium III and older. P4s don't support multiple processors.

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I need to order a new file server. It will be used only to serve and store user files (50GB of files), no apps running from this serve. Question is there a need for dual processors in this type of system?

A:dual processors

Sounds like you would rather spend your money on an array controller, fast hard drives and loads and loads of memory.

I don't think it will matter what OS you run, if that sever is only doing file services, one processor should be more than enough.

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I have Dell Precision 410 with Dual 450 P2s in it running Windows 2K with the dual processor kernal. I decided to buy a couple of 750 P3s to upgrade. (100fsb step sl3wc) I put them in and with latest bios upgrade the bios picked them up right away no problem. The problem is when I go in Win2KPro sp3 now it only sees one processor. You know the little cpu graphs us multiprocessor people all know and love only show one graph. I put the old processors back in and the both graphs come back. With either configuration the icon under my devicemanager show the mutiprocessor?

I assumed this might be something with P2 to P3 chips and put another harddisk in and reinstalled NT with the new chips installed but the results were the same.

Any help would be greatly appreciated and even if you can't help thanks for taking the time to read my post.

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i was just wondering why there is a difference in the processing speeds of an AMD and an intel processor. i mean why does an AMD 3800+ equal about a 2.6ghz intel, or so i've heard. also what the hell is dual ddr, and whats so great about it?

A:AMD Processors and Dual DDR

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These questoins have been asked quite a lot, and if you do a little search, you should find plenty of threads where the difference between AMD and Intel cpus are explained, and what DDR is, and how it is affected by Dual Channel...

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Hi all, had reason to check my device manager the other day when i noticed that I have 2 listings under processor for the same chip. Also under ATA/ATAPI I have 2 of everything. Is this a problem ?

XP SP2 Pro
MS Office 2003
2x512mb ram
P4 3.0
2 HDD, main 80gb, secondary 160gb
gigabyte MB

A:Dual Processors ?

Generally this isn't an issue - but are you experiencing any problems?

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We are using Supermicro Server which is installed with 4 processor of AMD (AMD Opetron 6000 Series) the server is having four processor sockets, please do clarify that windows 7 64 bit version will support 4 physical processor installed on the server or
not, or is there any patch which we can apply to the OS so that it can take all the 4 physical  processors.
What are the hardware limitations of Windows 7 64 bit ?


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Hi i have one Z620 dual Xeon 2,2gHz 32 gb ram psu 800 wi can install one GTX 1080 nvidia ? the problem is: i have 2 6  pin 75w connector there are enought power to convert one 6 pin to 8 pin 150W connector ?and how many watts need the graphics card? this is the power consumprion of GTX 1080 Founders Edition: 

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I've got an older PII motherboard that is dual processor capable. I wanted to get a second CPU for it. I can't find any information about the guidelines on how to do this anywhere in the owners manual Do both CPU's have to be the same speed? I'm guessing yes but before I buy anything I wanted to double check

Also, with two 350 MHz CPU's running together would that make it 700MHz, or is it application Dependant?


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OK, so I finally have a dual proecssor rig (Pentium 166's, 160MB RAM, ahahhha, I love it ). Anyway, my question is, how do I know that XP is detecting both CPU's? At the boot screen, it says 2 processors detected, but when I go to the Windows control panel, it only says 166mhz, nothing about 2 processors. I'm running WinXP Pro, not Home, but I need to know if it's going to detect both CPU's, or if I should install Win2k on it....thanks!

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I have an AMD Athlon 64 3200 processor on a K8V-X board that is 754 PIN. I was thinking of moving onto a 939 PIN MSI K8N Neo2 Platinum with the AMD Athlon X2 4200 chip.

I would be interested to know will it be worth the investment? I mainly use my PC for adobe premier and video editing, is it worth my time and money to upgrade?

Cheers in advance.


A:Are dual processors worth it?

If you plan to multitask, it is DEFINATELY worth it. Dual-core processors wipe the floor with single cores when it comes to multitasking because well... it's like having 2 seperate processors running different things.

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I'm attempting to build a video editing computer for my school. I've built many single processor computers, but this is my first attempt at a dual-processor machine. The computer the department wants to buy is straight from AVID, because that's the editing software they have been using for awhile. The computer itself was QOUTED at $4,199.00. I assured the department I could score it for cheaper, and so far, I have. Money is not an issue, as long as the computer along with WinXP Pro is all under $4,199.00.

My first question is if I want to go Pentium, do I have to use the Xeon processors? And if so, do I have to get 2 of them? Reading information on the net made it seem like I only needed the one. Also, is there a specific motherboard I have to put a dual-processor on? I looked on www.newegg.com and didn't see anything I was looking for. If someone could point out the best video editing hardware/software, or direct me to a recent link, that'd be grand.

I want to use an ATI Radeon 9800 XT 256MB, but if there's a better video card for this kind of computer, please let me know. If anyone knows a link of how to build a super-video editing machine, please post that as well. Your help is appreciated.

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