Tag: CPU

New CPU model of Linode Fremont

Recently I placed an order of a new VPS at Linode. It has a new CPU type. Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2697 v4 @ 2.30GHz, 1 cores Another VPS I bought with Linode from July 2017, has Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2680 v2 @ 2.80GHz, 1 cores Let me check these difference between E5-2697 v4 and E5-2680

Got Linode as VPS

I used Dreamhost VPS before, used Burst.net VPS. Now I am going to introduce Linode VPS service. Linode provides XEN VPS only. It upgraded VPS service to the new generation. Let me summery it then you know how better it is. Storage increased by 20%: Linode 512 goes from 20GB to 24GB Linode 1GB goes

Folding@home make my CPU run on full speed

It is the screenshot of my CPU clock when running Folding@home v7.2.9. What is Folding@home? It is a program running on home computer, working on a the protein folding project. All the computer participated work on one project, and share the work load. More details to Stanford University project site. The CPU is AMD A8-3870K.