Thursday, September 26, 2013

Introducing Intel's New Datacenter Processor Family

Have you heard? Intel recently launched the powerful new Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 v2 product family. Also referred to as the "Ivy Bridge EP” product family, the newest Intel Xeon processors are designed for the server, storage and networking infrastructure found in the datacenter.

Featuring up to 12 cores/24 threads and Intel’s leading 22-nm 3-D transistor technology, Intel Xeon E5-2600 v2 processors are said to offer up to 45% greater efficiency and up to 50% better performance when compared to previous Intel processor generations.

The improved efficiency and performance offered by the Intel Xeon E5-2600 v2 product family enable the rapid delivery of services, making these processors a perfect fit for high performance computing, cloud and enterprise segments, compute-intensive workloads, and in-memory database applications.

The big brother of Intel’s Ivy-bridge E product family, further advantages offered by the new Intel E5-2600 v2 Ivy Bridge EP processors include two integrated memory controllers, faster memory support, no GPU, faster QPI, and increased cache size.

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