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Intel Xeon E5-2600 v4 “Broadwell” Processor Review

Today we begin shipping Intel’s new Xeon E5-2600 v4 processors. They provide more CPU cores, more cache, faster memory access and more efficient operation. These are based upon the Intel microarchitecture code-named “Broadwell” – we expect them to be the … Continue reading

Intel Xeon E5-4600v3 “Haswell” 4-socket CPU Review

Intel has launched new 4-socket Xeon E5-4600v3 CPUs. They are the perfect choice for “just beyond dual socket” system scaling. Leverage them for larger memory capacity, faster memory bandwidth, and higher core-count when you aren’t ready for a multi-system purchase. Here … Continue reading

AVX2 Optimization and Haswell-EP (Xeon E5-2600v3) CPU Features

We’re very excited to be delivering systems with the new Xeon E5-2600v3 and E5-1600v3 CPUs. If you are the type who loves microarchitecture details and compiler optimization, there’s a lot to gain. If you haven’t explored the latest techniques and … Continue reading

Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 “Haswell” Processor Review

Update: As of March 31, 2016 we recommend version four of these Intel Xeon CPUs. Please see our new post Intel Xeon E5-2600 v4 “Broadwell” Processor Review Intel has launched brand new Xeon E5-2600 v3 CPUs with groundbreaking new features. … Continue reading

Intel Xeon E5-4600 v2 “Ivy Bridge” Processor Review

Many within the HPC community have been eagerly awaiting the new Intel Xeon E5-4600 v2 CPUs. To those already familiar with the “Ivy Bridge” architecture in the Xeon E5-2600 v2 processors, many of the updated features of these 4-socket Xeon … Continue reading

Intel Xeon E5-2600v2 “Ivy Bridge” Processor Review

With the introduction of Intel’s new Xeon E5-2600v2 processors, there are exciting new choices for HPC users. Overall, the Xeon E5-2600 series processors have provided the highest cost-effective HPC performance available to date. This new set of models builds upon … Continue reading

Achieve the Best Performance: Intel Xeon E5-2600 “Sandy Bridge”

Intel has once again done an excellent job designing a high-performance processor. The new Xeon E5-2600 “Sandy Bridge EP” processors run as much as 2.2 times faster than the previous-generation Xeon 5600 “Westmere” processors. Combined with new Xeon server/workstation platforms, … Continue reading