Refresh Brief: Intel® Xeon® processor 5600 series
New servers deliver more performance, more savings, and faster estimated ROI
Introducing the next generation of intelligent server processors—the Intel® Xeon® processor 5600 series
Give your business the benefit of industry-leading energy efficiency and performance that adapts to your workload with the Intel® Xeon® processor 5600 series. Now you can boost server performance by up to 60% over Intel® Xeon® 5500 platforms. Plus, you can achieve similar performance as an Intel® Xeon® processor X5570, but with up to 30% lower power, using servers based on next generation 32nm processing technology. And, you have the advantage of being able to combine servers from multiple generations in the same virtualization pool to extend failover, load balancing, and disaster recovery.
New features of the Intel® Xeon® processor 5600 series
Built on the new Intel® 32nm process technology and the Nehalem microarchitecture, these new processors deliver more performance per watt and automatically control power consumption.
More cores and more cache
With up to 50 percent more cores and 50 percent more cache than the Intel® Xeon® 5500 series processors, these processors offer plenty of room for growth.
Enhanced security capabilities
Protect your business with faster data encryption enabled by Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions, and benefit from additional protection against software attacks for highly virtualized and cloud deployments with Intel® Trusted Execution Technology.
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