Ultimate Workstation Performance

Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, Intel® Xeon® W processors and Intel® Xeon® E processors for professional workstations.

Optimized to Over-Deliver
Designed for professionals, workstations powered by Intel® Xeon® processors are the trusted platform for the next generation of professional product designers, content creators, and data scientists. With the ideal combination of processor power, memory, and Intel® Optane™ storage, Intel® Xeon® processor-based workstations enable you to create, test, and deliver solutions faster than ever.

Pervasive, Breakthrough Performance

From its new Intel® Mesh Architecture and widely expanded resources to its hardware-accelerating technologies like Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 512 (Intel® AVX-512), Intel® Xeon® Scalable and Intel® Xeon® W processor-based workstation platforms enable a new level of breakthrough performance. Whether your application scales based on processor frequency or on the number of cores and threads, Intel® Xeon® processors provide a flexible range of options with processors up to 4.5 GHz or up to 28 cores.

Intel® Xeon® Processors Provides Maximum Performance and Uptimes for Workstation Workloads

  WHAT MATTERS? INTEL® XEON® PROCESSOR ADVANTAGES



PERFORMANCE
I can run applications easily and efficiently
without getting bogged down
Frequency optimized options from 4 to 28 core options, per processor, mean you spend more time creating and less time waiting


UPTIME
I can increase productivity by minimizing system downtown Professional-class processors designed and manufactured to perform in always-on usage scenarios


INNOVATION
I can explore more possibilities by designing in 3D virtual reality Applications optimized for the vector processing capabilities of Intel® AVX- 512 deliver significantly increased performance to drive complex, 3D CAD and content creation applications



ACCURACY
My designs and simulations are accurate Error Correction Code (ECC) hardware circuitry built onto workstations powered by Intel® Xeon® processor tests for and corrects errors in your data as it passes in and out of memory

In the Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor platform Intel® Mesh Architecture with up to 28 cores (per processor), the Last Level Cache (LLC), six memory channels, and 48 PCIe* channels are shared among all the cores, giving access to large resources across the entire die and creating dynamic scalability without sacrificing performance.

Foundational Enhancements

  • Higher Per-Core Performance or Higher Frequency Performance: Up to 28 cores and 56 threads, per processor, for Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors. Up to 18 cores and 36 threads for Intel® Xeon® W processors and up to 6 cores and 12 threads for Intel® Xeon® E processors delivering high performance and scalability for compute-intensive workstation workloads. For frequency-bound workstation applications, Intel® Xeon® E processors provide up to 4.7 GHz of frequency to drive increased performance.
  • Expanded I/O: 48 lanes of PCIe* 3.0 bandwidth and throughput for demanding I/O-intensive workloads.
  • Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 512 (Intel® AVX-512): With double the flops per clock cycle compared to previous generation Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 2 (Intel® AVX2)1, Intel® AVX-512 boosts performance and throughput for the most demanding computational tasks in applications, such as modeling and simulation, data analytics and machine learning, visualization, and digital content creation. 

Essential Workstation Features

  • Error correcting code (ECC): Error correcting code, or ECC memory, automatically detects and repairs single-bit errors on-the-fly to keep workstation applications running reliably and free of data corruption.
  • Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0: Dynamically increases the processor’s frequency, as needed, by taking advantage of thermal and power headroom when operating below specified limits.
  • Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology): Delivers two processing threads per physical core. Highly threaded applications can get more work done in parallel, completing tasks sooner.
  • Intel® Speed Shift Technology: Delivers dramatically quicker responsiveness with single-threaded, transient (short duration) workloads by allowing the processor to more quickly select its best operating frequency and voltage for optimal performance and power efficiency.
  • Intel® vPro™ Technology: Intel® vPro™ technology delivers hardware-enhanced security, identity protection, and remote manageability to ease workstation deployment for IT managers.
  • Integrated Intel® Ethernet: Intel 1 Gigabit Ethernet provides high-bandwidth access to simulation, rendering, or analytics servers.

Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors Deliver World Class Performance for Expert Workstation Professionals

Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors deliver breakthrough performance for photorealistic design, modeling, and content creation done in real-time. Stunning professional quality VR experiences immerse the creator into the design, simulation, animation, and video.
With up to 28 cores at 3.8 GHz² or 6 cores at 4.2 GHz, per processor, the Intel Xeon Scalable processor delivers dual-socket, world class performance, to a broad range of workstation applications.

EXPERT WORKSTATION PERFORMANCE

2018 Dual-Socket Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor vs. 2016 Dual-Socket Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v4 processors.
Up to 1.55X Faster.2

Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors are ready for expert-level professional quality VR, a revolution in design and content creation delivering the experience of real life in real time.

Intel® Xeon® W Processors Deliver Optimized Performance for Mainstream Workstation Professionals

The new Intel Xeon W processors are based on the Intel Xeon Scalable processor microarchitecture, but designed into a cost-optimized one-socket form factor specifically for professional workstations.
With up to 18 cores at 4.3 GHz or 4 cores at 4.5 GHz, Intel® Xeon® W processors deliver optimized performance whether your workstation application scales best with increased processor core count or with increased processor frequency. With Intel® Turbo Boost Technology, you can further boost performance for frequency-bound applications.

 

MAINSTREAM WORKSTATION PERFORMANCE

2018 Intel® Xeon® W processor vs. 2016 Intel® Xeon® E5-1500 v4 processor. 
Up to 1.45X Faster.3

Intel® Xeon® W processors are ready for professional quality VR. Experience the difference in design and product/service development using a professional quality VR solution.

Intel® Xeon® E Processors Deliver Essential Performance and Built-In Visualsfor Entry Workstation Professionals

The Intel® Xeon® E processor delivers enhanced performance, reliability and advanced security for the increasing demands and workflows of professional CAD, media and mobile workstations customers. Improvements in processor speed, enhanced memory capabilities, advanced hardware-enhanced security and reliability features available with support for 4K UHD Intel® graphics technology.
With up to 6 cores and frequencies up to 4.7 GHz, the Intel Xeon E processor delivers enhanced performance for frequency-bound workstation applications. Optimized Intel® UHD Graphics P630 drivers are available at downloadcenter.intel.com.

ENTRY WORKSTATION PERFORMANCE

2018 Intel® Xeon® E processor vs. 2017 Intel® Xeon® E3-1200 v6 processor. 
Up to 1.36X Faster.4

Intel® Xeon® E processors are ready for entry-level professional quality VR. Experience the difference in design and product/service development using a professional quality VR solution.

Professional Workstation Storage Support

A balanced workstation platform goes beyond just raw compute, memory, and network performance. Storage innovations can drive significant improvements in efficiency and performance of data-hungry workloads. Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, the Intel® Xeon® W processors, and Intel® Xeon® E processors feature key storage enhancements.

  1. Support for Intel® Optane™ DC SSDs and Intel® 3D NAND Solid State Drives: Delivers an enhanced combination of high throughput, low latency, high QoS, and ultra-high endurance to break through data access bottlenecks.
  2. Support for Intel® Optane™ memory: Enjoy a faster, smoother, and amazingly responsive computing experience with Intel® Optane™ memory, a smart, adaptable system accelerator, now for Intel® Xeon® E-2100 processor-based entry workstations.
  3. Intel® Software for Storage: Optimizes storage hardware, such as encryption, for increased storage performance.
  • Intel® Virtual RAID on CPU (Intel® VROC): Directly attach NVMe* SSDs to the CPU PCIe* lanes to unleash NVMe* RAID performance at low power and low TCO.
  • Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) for SATA RAID SSDs: Dynamic storage accelerator accelerates the performance of your SSD by dynamically adjusting system power management policies to deliver percent faster performance during heavy multitasking compared to default power management.
  • Intel® Cache Acceleration Software (Intel® CAS): Combined with Intel® Solid State Drives, Intel® CAS interoperates with system memory to create a multilevel cache that automatically determines the best cache level for active data. 

Workstation Features

 

Intel® Xeon® E Processor (2100 Series)

Intel® Xeon® W Processor (2100 Series)

Intel® Xeon® Gold Processor (6100 Series)

Intel® Xeon® Platinum Processor (8100 Series)

Highest Core Count Supported (Per Processor)

6 cores

18 cores

22 cores

28 cores

Highest Supported Frequency

3.8 GHz (6C/95W)

4.0 GHz (4C/120W)

3.4 GHz (6C/115W)

3.6 GHz (4C/105W)

Number of CPU Sockets

1

1

2

2

Intel® Ultra Path Interconnect (Intel® UPI)

N/A

N/A

3

3

Intel® Ultra Path Interconnect (Intel® UPI) Speed

N/A

N/A

10.4 GT/s

10.4 GT/s

Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 512 (Intel® AVX-512)

not supported

2 FMA

2 FMA

2 FMA

Memory Speed Support (DDR4)

2666 MHz

2666 MHz

2666 MHz

2666 MHz

Highest Memory Capacity Supported Per Socket

64 GB

512 GB

768 GB, 1.5 TB

768 GB, 1.5 TB

Memory Channels

2

4

6

6

Error Correcting Code (ECC) Memory Support

-

-

-

 

PCIe* 3.0

-

-

-

-

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0

-

-

-

-

Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)

-

-

-

-

Intel® Speed Shift Technology

-

-

-

-

Typical Intel® Xeon® Scalable Platform Dual-Socket Configuration

Processors, chipset, and diagram provided for illustration purposes only. Not comprehensive of all features and capabilities.

Typical Intel® Xeon® W Platform Configuration

Processors, chipset, and diagram provided for illustration purposes only. Not comprehensive of all features and capabilities.

Typical Intel® Xeon® E Platform Configuration

Processors, chipset, and diagram provided for illustration purposes only. Not comprehensive of all features and capabilities.

Informações de produto e desempenho

1

Conforme medido por família escalável de processadores Intel® Xeon com Intel® AVX-512 em comparação a um Intel® Xeon® E5 v4 com Intel® AVX2.

2

Até 1,55x mais rápido em comparação aos processadores dual-socket Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v4 de 2016. Configuração: estimativas baseadas em testes internos da Intel de junho de 2018 em SPECint*_rate_base2006: 2x processadores Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8180M de 1 nó no Wolf Pass SKX com memória total de 384 GB no Linux Red Hat Enterprise* 7.4 usando software de benchmark: SPEC CPU® 2017, Compilador: compilador Intel® IC18 OEM, Bibliotecas otimizadas: AVX512. Fonte de dados: número da solicitação: 40, Benchmark: SPECrate*2017_int_base (estimado), Pontuação: 281 Quanto mais alto, melhor em comparação a 2x processadores Intel® Xeon® E5-2699 v4 de 1 nó no Wildcat Pass com memória total de 256 GB no Linux Red Hat Enterprise* 7,4 usando o software de benchmark: SPEC CPU® 2017 v1.2, Bibliotecas otimizadas: IC18,0_20170901, Outro software: MicroQuill SMART HEAP, Arquivos de script/configuração: xCORE-AVX2. Fonte de dados: número da solicitação: 40, Benchmark: SPECrate*2017_int_base (estimado), Pontuação: 181 Quanto maior, melhor.

3

Até 1,45x mais rápido em comparação ao processador Intel® Xeon® E5-1600 v4 de 2016. Configuração: estimativas baseadas em testes internos da Intel em junho de 2018 em 1x processador Intel® Xeon® W-2155, Plataforma: BSF, 4 x 32 GB DDR4 a 2666 MHz, SO: Ubuntu 17.10 (Kernel 4.13.0-30-generic), Benchmark: SPECrate*2017_int_base (estimado), Compilador: ICC 18.0.2, BIOS: BSFSWSR1.R00.X060.B42.1802230717 02/23/2018, (uCode: 0x2000043), SNC ativado, intercalação bidirecional IMC, Armazenamento: SSD série S3710 de 400 GB, Pontuação: 70.5 em comparação a 1x processador Intel® Xeon® E5-1680 v4, Plataforma: Supermicro X10SRA, 4x 32 GB DDR4 a 2400 MHz, SO: Ubuntu 17.10 (Kernel 4.13.0-35-generic), Benchmark: SPECrate*2017_int_base (estimado), Compilador: ICC 18.0.2, BIOS: American Megatrends Inc. 2,1 29/03/18, (uCode: 0xb00002a), Armazenamento: SSD série S3710 de 800 GB, Score: 48,4.

4

Até 1,36x mais rápido em comparação ao processador Intel® Xeon® E3-1200 v6 de 2017. Configuração: estimativas baseadas em testes internos da Intel de junho de 2018 em 1x processador Intel® Xeon® E-2186G, Plataforma: Moss Beach, 4x 8 GB DDR4 a 2666 ECC (32 GB a 2666 MHz), SO: Ubuntu 17,10 (kernel 4,13.0-35-generic), Benchmark: SPECrate2017_int_base (estimado), Compilador: ICC 18,0.0,128, BIOS: CNLSE2R1.R00.X119.B54,1803131307, 13/03/18 (uCode:0x84), Armazenamento: SSD série S3710 de 800 GB, Pontuação: 40,9 em comparação a 1x processador Intel® Xeon® E3-1285 v6, Plataforma: S1200SP, 4x 8 GB a DDR4 2400 MHz, SO: Ubuntu 17,10 (kernel 4,13.0-35-generic), Benchmark: SPECrate2017_int_base (estimado), Compilador: ICC 18,0.0,128, BIOS: S1200SP.86B.03,01.1029,012520180838 (uCode:0x84), Armazenamento: SSD série S3710 800 GB, Pontuação: 29,9.