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Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2600 v3

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The new Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v3 family product helps IT address the growing demands placed on infrastructure, from supporting business growth to enabling new services faster, delivering new applications in the enterprise, technical computing, communications, storage, and cloud. This new generation of processors enables powerful, agile data centers by supporting a Software-Defined Infrastructure (SDI) to address the imminent need of greater flexibility with higher levels of automation and orchestration.

In addition, the Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 v3 product family delivers significant benefits in performance, power efficiency, virtualization, and security. Combining these benefits with a low total cost of ownership and Intel’s acclaimed product quality, the Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 v3 product family is a compelling solution for any organization.

The heart of your datacenter - Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 v3 Product Families. Click on each data point to see what's new.

Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600/1600 v3 families: Versatile processors at the heart of today’s data center. You only have to remember one thing: It’s what’s inside that counts.


Haswell Microarchitecture

Increased Performance

Up to 2.2 x increase in performance
Up to 1.9x increase in performance with Intel® AVX2
Up to 1.6x increase in virtual machine density
Up to 1.4x increase in memory bandwidth with DDR4
Up to 1.5x more cores & last-level cache

22nm 3-D Tri-Gate transistor technology

Benefit from enhanced energy efficiency and performance

Improved Energy Efficiency

Host more and heavier workloads per server while guarding against server overheating with the new Intel® Node Manager 3.0 with power/ thermal aware scheduling (PTAS)


Responsive Performance

Higher performance for diverse workloads

With up to 18 cores per socket, 45 MB of last-level cache (LLC), and next generation DDR4 memory support, the Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 v3 product family delivers significant performance improvements in workloads across all industries, from small businesses to large corporations in enterprise and technical computing, communications, storage, and private clouds.

Up to 1.9X higher performance gains5 for enterprise workloads with Intel® AVX2

Intel AVX2 with new Fused Multiply-Add (FMA) instructions in Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 v3 product family doubles the floating point operations (Flops) from first generation Intel AVX, and doubles the width of vector integer instructions to 256 bits, expanding the benefits of Intel AVX2 into enterprise computing.

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0

Accelerates processor performance for peak loads. Get higher performance when you need it most.

Intel® QuickAssist Technology

Hardware acceleration for efficient cryptographic, pattern matching, and data compression performance.
Provides a uniform means of communication between applications, accelerators, and acceleration technology.

Per-core P States

New per-core P states (PCPS) dynamically adapt and improve power for each core, resulting in optimized workload processing.



Cache Monitoring (virtualization performance improvement)

Intel® Virtual Machine Control Structure (Intel® VMCS Shadowing) extends root virtual machine monitor (VMM)-like privileges to a guest VMM, enabling legacy OS, applications, security software, and other code not supported on the platform root VMM to be run on the system.

Improves platform efficiency via greater insight into resource utilization, Addresses ‘noisy neighbor’ issues that can occur in virtualized environments

Built-in hardware support for I/O virtualization

Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT) for Directed I/O (Intel® VT-d) reinstates traditional Ethernet stateless offloads on encapsulated VXLAN and NGRE frames. .

Enhances network performance by adding networking virtualization offloads

Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT) for Directed I/O (Intel® VT-d) improves I/O performance, increases system reliability, and provides enhanced memory protection.

Delivers faster performance for core virtualization processes

Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT) for IA-32 and Intel® 64 (Intel® VT-x) improves application performance, live migration, provisioning, dynamic load balancing, and disaster recovery.


Networking & Data Throughput Optimization

PCI Express (PCIe) 3.0 ports

Extra capacity and flexibility for storage and networking connections, providing up to double the I/O bandwidth of prior-generation PCIe 2.0.

Other PCIe improvements

PCIe x16 Non-Transparent Bridge (NTB) support for up to double the peak theoretical throughput compared to previous generation x8 NTB
Hardware-Assisted PCIe atomic read/modify/write operations reduces CPU cycles to accelerate task completion
PCIe local peer-to-peer (P2P) reads improves communication between PCIe devices connected to a socket for up to 5x read bandwidth improvement

Serial ATA 3.0 (SATA 3.0)

Doubles data throughput versus previous generation for faster hard drive performance. Provides faster data access, system startups, and application load times

Support for Intel® Ethernet Controller XL710

Delivers 40 Gigabit Intel® Ethernet (40GbE)


Storage Optimization

High Availability

Protect data during power disruptions with asynchronous DRAM refresh that helps protect data in memory

Prevent failover with PCIe Non-Transparent Bridge (NTB) that connects systems over a backplane

Offload Compute

Further free-up your CPU by offloading RAID calculations with hardware RAID acceleration (via Intel® Intelligent Storage Acceleration Library (Intel® ISA-L), Intel® QuickData Technology, and RAID-5 acceleration engine)

DDR4: Lower Voltage, Increased bandwidth and Improved Density

Energy Efficient

Up to 35% Power Savings Compared to DDR3L (2 DPC)

Host more and heavier workloads per server while guarding against server overheating with the new Intel® Node Manager 3.0 with power/ thermal aware scheduling

  • 20% lower Voltage
  • Lower Energy Costs in the datacenter
  • Reduced System Temperatures

Faster Performance

Speed matters

Experience faster application load times and responsiveness, enabling enterprise applications to meet increasing requirements.

DDR4 delivers up to twice the speed of DDR3 while using less power.

Higher Density0

More than double memory bandwidth with fewer DIMMS

Get more performance out of a single DIMM. Higher density enables increased capacity with the same footprint, providing headroom for future growth in memory requirements.

  • 135% increase in memory bandwidth with DDR4-2133
  • 2x Price/Performance vs. legacy Intel® Xeon® 5600 platform
  • Support for up to 1.5 Terabytes with 64 GB DIMMs on Intel® Xeon® processor E5 v3 platforms

Intel® Xeon® E5-26xx v3 VS Intel® Xeon® E5-2697 v2

Up to 33% performance boost on average estimates over previous Xeon® Generation*

Source: Intel internal estimates as of Feb 2014. Results have been estimated based on internal Intel analysis and are provided for informational purposes only. Any difference in system hardware or software design or configuration may affect actual performance. Software and workloads used in performance tests may have been optimized for performance only on Intel microprocessors. Performance tests, such as SYSmark and MobileMark, are measured using specific computer systems, components, software, operations and functions. Any change to any of those factors may cause the results to vary. You should consult other information and performance tests to assist you in fully evaluating your contemplated purchases, including the performance of that product when combined with other products. For more information go to *Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.

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