By chhandomay on Jun 22, 2007
ServerWatch posted a very positive evaluation of the Sun Fire X4600 server. The reviewer, Charlie Schluting, looked at the design, product features and performance of the machine -- and praised each of these areas individually.
- Design: Charlie highlights the changes in the internal design citing better airflow and cooling capabilities. He also praises the flexibility of operating system support and the ease of installation.
- Product Features: The
a list of the product features and components highlighting the benefit
of each of these for use in determining hardware compatibility. Charlie
highlights how the features included are strong, but are also based on
industry standards making compatibility very easy.
- Performance: The evaluation looked specifically at speed of the server. Charlie ran four processes of Folding@Home and stated: "Performance, if you need any convincing at all, is sublime. Everything we threw at this server ran faster than we'd ever seen on other Opteron servers."