Gartner Research

x86 Entry-Level Servers: Overview

Published: 13 June 2005

ID: G00128187

Analyst(s): Jane Wright


x86 entry-level servers support one or two processors from Intel or AMD. One vendor stands out with well-appointed servers at low list prices. But in general, x86 entry-level servers are highly commoditized, and customers will need to look at many factors when making their purchasing decision.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
    • Processor Subsystems
    • Data Storage Subsystems
    • Input/Output
    • Business Use
    • Future Road Map
  • Types of x86 Entry-Level Servers
    • 2P/1U Servers
    • 2P/2U Servers
    • 2P Tower Servers
    • Alternate Technologies
  • Insight

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