Successor to Intel's popular and home-lab-friendly Xeon D-1500 is Xeon D-1600, announced today

Article published 1:12pm ET Positioning. Longtime readers of TinkerTry may recall that Xeon D was first announced back in February of 2015, see Intel Xeon D-1500 crams incredible virtualization lab specs into tiny mITX size, codename Broadwell-DE Mar 09 2015 Last month, this news broke: …

Apr 2 2019

Successor to Intel's home lab friendly Xeon D-1500 is called Hewitt Lake

Longtime readers of TinkerTry may recall that Xeon D was first announced way back in February of 2015! See Intel Xeon D-1500 crams incredible virtualization lab specs into tiny mITX size, codename Broadwell-DE Mar 09 2015 I knew the series would likely be a hit, but the Xeon D-1540 has a…

Mar 4 2019

Intel's 10nm processor dubbed Snow Ridge, likely to be the next generation Xeon D

Not a lot of new CPU news came out of CES that directly relates to ship dates for 10nm successors to the popular-with-home-labs 14nm Xeon D-1500 and Xeon D-2100 lines. What surfaced were tweets about stop-gap designs, and a bit of speculation. How long before we see systems and motherboards based…

Jan 10 2019

New 1U Supermicro SuperServer SYS-E300-9D 4 and 8 core Xeon D-2100 models bring back the E300-8D's M.2 slot and network ports

Introduction Fun discussion about Mac mini, Intel NUC, and tiny Supermicro 1U E200/E300 systems. I'm aware of the interest in these 2 newer SYS-E300-9D variants that quietly arrived without a press release. The product pages seem to first be noticed on October 30. The 8 core version is said to…

Oct 31 2018

VMworld 2018 US Solutions Exchange - vendor visit videos

Laptop editing and hotel WiFi weren't exactly great for 4K video production and uploading, but I hope you find that the hardware close-ups were worth the wait! VMworld attendee Dennis Lewis from Vox Mobile earns some smiles, thanks to his mad handstand skills. Video Index Click or Tap the company…

Aug 28 2018

Hands-on GIGABYTE Server MB51-PS0 motherboard featuring 4 core Intel Xeon D-2123IT: unboxing in 4K

Ever since writing my first Xeon D-2100 hands-on article, which was a world-first-look actually: Hands-on the new Supermicro SuperServer SYS-E300-9D featuring 4 core Intel Xeon D-2123IT: testing and analysis May 24 2018 I've been a bit disappointed with how that all went down. First, there was…

Aug 20 2018

Hands-on the new Supermicro SuperServer SYS-E300-9D featuring 4 core Intel Xeon D-2123IT: testing and analysis

There’s a newer article about a significantly updated -9D model you may want to read at: New 1U Supermicro SuperServer SYS-E300-9D 4 and 8 core Xeon D-2100 models bring back the E300-8D's M.2 slot and network ports Oct 31 2018 The optional PCIe riser adapter and OC-SLG3-2M2 2x M.2 NVMe adapter…

May 24 2018

Intel Xeon D-2100 announced, a promising choice for efficient home lab datacenters

This article will be updated as I collect information, after a couple of days of personal travel to see a launch that happened to coincide with this Intel launch. It's been just one month shy of 3 years since I first wrote about the Intel Xeon D here at TinkerTry, which promised to deliver what I…

Feb 8 2018