TweakTown breaks the HWBOT GPUPI record with 2 x 16-core Xeon CPUs

Our storage God breaks the HWBOT GPUPI world record, powered by 2 x 16-core Xeon CPUs.

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Published Wed, Feb 24 2016 12:40 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:01 PM CST

If you're aware of what the HWBOT GPUPI for CPU -1B world record is, well - we beat it. Our storage editor Jon Coulter smashed it by over two seconds, powered by some truly insane hardware.

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Jon used an ASUS Z10PE D8 WS dual-CPU motherboard, 2 x Intel Xeon E5-2698 V3 processors (16 cores/32 threads each), 64GB of Crucial ECC DDR-2133 RAM, a Samsung M.2 500GB 850 EVO SSD, a 1200W PC Power & Cooling PSU and the Fractal Design Define XL R2 case. The CPUs were cooled by dual Cryorig H5 Universal CPU coolers, allowing them to be thrashed around to break the world record.

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The current world record.

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Jon's smashing of the world record.

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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