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Xeon 'Grantley': 12 New Servers With Intel's Fastest Chip Yet
Joseph F. Kovar
The New Grantley Processors: Intel And Friends' Big Server Introduction
Historically, the release of a new Intel server processor means a raft of new server introductions, and last week's Intel Xeon processor E5-2600/1600 v3 product family release was no exception. All the major server vendors, and many not-so-major vendors, have prepared their lines to take advantage of the new processors, which provide up to 18 cores and 45 MB of last-level cache per socket.
New with the processors are cache-monitoring technologies, and platform telemetry sensors and metrics to help improve data center efficiency.
Turn the page to see how an even dozen server vendors are adopting the new E5 processors.