The following PowerEdge servers were used in the benchmarking process.
The PowerEdge XE9680 server is a high-performance server that is designed and optimized for AI training and HPC uses like:
The following figure shows the PowerEdge XE9680 server:
The PowerEdge XE8640 server is an air-cooled server that accelerates traditional AI training and inferencing, modeling, simulation, and other high-performance computing (HPC) applications with optimized compute, turning data and automating insights into outcomes with a four-way GPU platform. Its powerful architecture and the power of two 4th Generation Intel Xeon processors with a high core count of up to 56 cores and the latest on-chip innovations to boost AI and machine learning operations.
The following figure shows the PowerEdge XE8640 server:
The PowerEdge R760xa server maximizes workload performance and boosts outcomes with scale as you grow compute. It is a dual socket/2U air-cooled server that flexibly supports a wide range of GPUs to accelerate applications from AI training and inferencing to performance graphics and dense power-user collaboration environments.
The following figure shows the PowerEdge R760xa server:
The PowerEdge XE8545 server is two-socket, 4U system that is designed to optimize the latest industry technologies. You can develop, train, and deploy cutting-edge machine learning models, accelerate complex high-performance computing workloads, or host accelerated virtualization services.
The following figure shows the PowerEdge XE8545 server:
Figure 5. Dell PowerEdge XE8545 server
The PowerEdge R750xa server is a purpose-built server that is designed to boost acceleration performance across the widest range of customer needs.
The dual socket/2U PowerEdge R750xa server delivers outstanding performance for the most demanding emerging applications. It supports eight channels per CPU, and up to 32 DDR4 DIMMs at 3200 MT/s DIMM speed. It addresses substantial throughput improvements with PCIe Gen 4 and up to eight NVMe drives. The PowerEdge R750xa server is ideal for AI, machine learning and deep learning training and inferencing, HPC, and virtualization environments.
The following figure shows the PowerEdge R750xa server:
Figure 6. Dell PowerEdge R750xa server