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Intel Corporation, the world's largest manufacturer of semiconductor circuits, introduces a new, extremely powerful processor designed primarily for servers, but also suitable for computer workstations. Designed mainly for maximum load and reliability in 24/7 operation, this CPU uses the Intel LGA2011-3 socket.
The processor has 12 physical cores and is part of the new Haswell range. Its production relies on the 22nm manufacturing process using the tri-gate 3D transistor technology. New instruction sets were also implemented, offering higher performance at the same clock frequency. Each core is clocked at 2.5 GHz, increasing up to 3.3 GHz with Turbo mode through automatic overclocking when necessary. Like the previous generation, this one has the memory controller integrated directly into the chipset. This time, it is a quad-channel DDR4 memory controller capable of operating at frequencies up to 2133 MHz. The CPU cache amounts to as many as 30 megabytes.
By changing the clock multiplier, this technology automatically overclocks cores under heavy load or, conversely, turns off unused ones. Each core has its own multiplier, which may result in a situation in which two cores are turned off while the remaining two run on different frequencies.
An indispensable feature of every modern server processor is the support for virtualization technologies. In this case, it is the Intel VT-x, with which you can seamlessly run several operating systems on one machine. It also supports the latest Intel VT-d technology, which adds support for I/O devices in a virtualized environment. This helps to increase system stability and security, as well as the performance of virtualized I/O devices, and also reduces the operating costs of data centres through more efficient utilisation of resources.
Also featured is the Enhanced Intel Speedstep technology, which reduces consumption when full power is not required.r.
As per the manufacturer's specifications, this processor has a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 120 W, and comes in a BOX package with no cooler.
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® vPro Technology
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I / O (VT-d)
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Corporation is the world's largest manufacturer of semiconductor circuits and related components, powering a large share of the world's computers, devices, and machines with their powerful and reliable processors. One of the most established and successful companies to come out of Silicon Valley, they've been a driver of the technology revolution ever since.
Intel employs over 96,500 employees worldwide and is one of the biggest and richest companies in the world. For decades, their slogan was "Intel Inside"; however, they replaced with the more dynamic "Leap ahead" in 2005, signalling a renewed commitment to innovation.
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