Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors for HPC

With a storied 20–year engagement in the HPC community, Intel® CPUs provide the foundation for powerful and efficient systems that accelerate a wide range of HPC applications.

3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Platinum and Gold processors are architected and performance-tuned for HPC, with an array of features that enable optimal performance per core for real-world HPC workloads in industries including manufacturing, financial services, energy, climate science, and life sciences.

With 3rd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, users get higher core counts1 and memory bandwidth2 than the previous generation. The new core architecture with built-in acceleration ensures that Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors can meet a wide range of heterogeneous workload demands.

Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors: Animation

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HPC Performance Infographic

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3rd Gen Product Discovery Infographic

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Optimizing Performance for HPC Workloads

Discover the value that the 3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors can offer for HPC deployments.

Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors: Product Brief

Learn about unique features such as Intel® Speed Select Technology, Intel® AVX-512, and Intel® Deep Learning Boost.

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HPC Performance Snapshot for Health and Life Sciences

Accelerate your rate of scientific discovery and time to results with high performance to support compute-intensive research.

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HPC Performance Snapshot for Manufacturing

Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors help product designers overcome key HPC challenges including performance per core, scale, and flexibility.

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HPC Performance Snapshot for Financial Services

Get high memory bandwidth and I/O to handle the rising demand for faster transactions and support advanced AI use cases like fraud detection.

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HPC Select Solutions Reference Architecture

Simplify deployment for simulation and modeling environments based on Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors using validated approaches.

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HPC Tuning Guides for Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors

Access Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor tuning guides to run HPC benchmarks, including: HPCG, LinPack, and Stream.

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Technology Advantages

3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors provide a number of advantages to help businesses simplify deployments and get the most out of their HPC investments.

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XPU: A Heterogenous Approach

The Intel XPU vision strategy is an initiative designed to help HPC deployments reach new levels of performance and efficiency by combining high-performance Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors with GPUs, FPGAs, and other accelerators into a heterogeneous configuration.

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Other Intel® HPC Solutions

System architects can turn to Intel for leadership and guidance on HPC infrastructure, whether on premises or in the cloud. Intel provides a number of resources and product offerings to augment performance, TCO, and time to deployment.

Intel® Optane™ Persistent Memory

Get high-capacity memory modules with improved TCO over standard DRAM solutions.3

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Intel® Optane™ SSDs

Help increase storage reliability, availability, and I/O speed with options for PCIe interfaces that position data closer to the processor.

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Distributed Asynchronous Object Storage (DAOS)

Built on Intel® Optane™ memory and Intel® Optane™ SSDs, this methodology delivers exascale storage with high bandwidth and I/O for HPC applications.

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Intel® Select Solutions for HPC

Get help building and deploying HPC infrastructure fast with configuration references that are optimized for specific use cases such as genomics or simulation.

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Discover more key offerings, solutions, and guidance on HPC.

Intel HPC Overview

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What Is HPC?

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HPC Architecture

HPC requires many different components to achieve the highest levels of performance.

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HPC Solutions Overview

Explore key Intel® solutions for HPC hardware and software challenges with this simplified overview.

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HPC Software

Heterogeneous HPC architectures pose unique challenges to software development and performance optimization.

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Intel® Select Solutions for HPC

These reference configurations can help system builders design and deploy workload-specific HPC solutions, fast.

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Informações de produto e desempenho

1Per core performance estimated based on tests with pre-production parts at ISO frequency and memory bandwidth per core vs. prior generation as of October 2020.
2Higher memory bandwidth when comparing 8 channels on 3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor with 6 channels on 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor.
3Putting More of Your Data to Work Is Now Easier Than Ever, Intel Product Brief, June 2020. Intel® Optane™ persistent memory pricing & DRAM pricing as of June 8, 2020. Pricing referenced in TCO calculations is provided for guidance and planning purposes only and does not constitute a final offer. Pricing guidance is subject to change and may revise up or down based on market dynamics. Please contact your OEM/distributor for actual pricing. Performance results are based on testing as of dates shown in configurations and may not reflect all publicly available updates. Learn more at