Intel® Xeon® Processor Overview

There are an overwhelming amount of choices when it comes to Intel Xeon processors. Some processors are ideally suited for reliable storage or networking, and solutions feature fewer cores and excellent power efficiency. For other workload types, like High-Performance Computing or advanced analytics, processors feature many cores, and offer scalability and performance.

The guide below can help you evaluate the variety of choices available in the Intel Xeon processor family.
E3-1200 v5
Excellent CPU and graphics performance, and improved power efficiency.

Use Cases
  • Small and medium business
  • Multi-core workloads
  • Video delivery and analytics
  • Data center graphics
  • Desktop virtualization
  • Cloud gaming
Technical Specifications

Video Memory: 16GB DDR3/L
Max PCle Lanes: 8x Gen 2 PCle
Max USB Ports: 6 USB 3.0/8 USB 2.0
Max Sata Ports: 6x @6GB/s



E5-2600 v4
Unparalleled versatility across diverse workloads.


Use Cases
  • Enterprise
  • Big data
  • Storage
  • HPC
  • Public/private cloud
  • Networking
Technical Specifications

Memory Channels: 4 DDR4 channels
Max Memory Speed DDR3: 2400 MT/s
Max Core Count: Up to 22 cores / 44 threads
Max L3 Cache: Up to 55 MB


E5-4600 v4
The compute power of dense four-socket servers for next-generation data centers.

Use Cases
  • Enterprise
  • Big data
  • Storage
  • HPC
  • Public/private cloud
  • Networking
Technical Specifications:

Memory Channels: 4 DDR4 channels
Max Memory Speed DDR3: 2400 MT/s
Max Memory Speed DDR4: n/a
Max Core Count: Up to 22 cores / 44 threads
Max L3 Cache: Up to 55 MB

E7-4800/8800 v4
Meets the performance, scalability and availability needs of the enterprise data center.

Use Cases
  • Database
  • Advanced analytics
  • Virtualization
  • Scale-up
  • High Performance
    Computing
Technical Specifications:

Memory Channels: 8 DDR3 or DDR4 channels
Max Memory Speed DDR3: 1600 MT/s
Max Memory Speed DDR4: 1600 MT/s
Max Core Count: Up to 24 cores
Max L3 Cache: Up to 60 MB

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