Intel has announced the faster and efficient Xeon server processors on Monday. It includes low power E3 chip with 3D transistors and is the first server processor made on Ivy Bridge Microarchitecture.
The new processors come with eight processors from the Xeon E5-4600 chips for midrange servers, nine processors from the E5-2400 for small and medium sized businesses, and eleven processors from the low-power Xeon E3 -1200 v2 chips for microservers, which are designed primarily for Web serving and cloud applications.
[hana-code-insert name=’StumbleUpon’ /][hana-code-insert name=’Reddit’ /]The new chips will allow faster outcomes using technologies such as PCI-Express 3.0. It will also allow robust virtualization by utilizing more virtual machines at faster speeds.
E5-4600 32 cores and 48 DIMMs per system and can work efficiently for scientific research and financial services. E3-1200 V2 family gives more performance per watt and support more storage density to servers. It has been made using the novel 22-nm manufacturing process.
The announcement of these processors will provide the IT companies with more choices to select.
“Companies today are increasingly dependent upon Information Technology to deliver innovative products and services to customers,” said Boyd Davis, vice president and general manager of the Datacenter Infrastructure Group at Intel. “To satisfy the increasing diversity of IT needs and workloads, Intel is excited to offer additional processor options to enterprises of all sizes with the Intel Xeon processor E5-4600/2400 and E3-1200 v2 product families. Our new products feature the flexibility, value and performance that businesses demand in a market that is ever less tolerant of compromise. We are also continuing to drive momentum in the micro server market by introducing new lower power processors within the Intel Xeon processor E3-1200 v2 product family.”
A range of server manufacturers such as IBM, Dell, Lenovo, HP, Cisco Systems and Quanta would launch servers based on the new chips. Dell is already utilizing the E3-1200 V2 series processors in its PowerEdge C5220 microserver.
The E5-4600 with four, six and eight cores are available from $551 to $3,616. The E5-2400, based on the Sandy Bridge Microarchitecture, ranges from $188 to $1,440. The E3-1200 V2 product family ranges from US$189 to $884 in quantities of 1,000.