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Prepare to be Amazed by the Latest Addition to the Intel Xeon Family

At Server Mania, our goal is to deliver fast, reliable hosting services to our customers each and every day.  That’s why we’re thrilled to tell you about the inclusion of the new Intel Xeon E3-1200 Series Version 5 CPU in our product line. We feel this will be an excellent addition, and we hope that you agree.

To help you get the most out of Server Mania’s latest offering, here are some things to consider when making a decision about a move to the latest version of the Intel Xeon Processor.

 What’s New About the Intel Xeon Series Version 5?

The Intel Xeon line is quickly becoming the processor of choice for high-demand server and workstation applications. They can handle the needs of data-intensive business applications while maintaining speed and Intel’s legendary energy efficiency.

Perhaps best of all, there is Intel’s well-regarded scalability that gives users environments to match server use with their current workload, while still providing ample room for growth.

With the launch of this product, codename “Skylake,” Intel has officially made the move from their Denlow Platform to the new Greenlow Platform with this series. It offers more features and drastically improved graphics handling. It’s also the first in the Xeon line to support DDR4 memory. With 64GB, the RAM in Version 5 is double that of Version 3. This is augmented by a base processor frequency of 3.5 GHz, up from 3.4 GHz in its predecessor.

In other words, it provides the same speed and reliability you’ve come to expect from the Intel Xeon series, but faster!

How does the Latest Intel Processor Compare to Earlier Versions?

Make no mistake; the entire Intel Xeon line is well-respected because of its performance and dependability. If you’re satisfied with the speed and performance of your Intel Xeon E3-1270 v3 or Intel Xeon E3-1240 v3, you don’t need to make an immediate upgrade.

However, if you want the state-of-the-art processing speeds of Intel’s latest line, backed by Server Mania’s unparalleled support at an affordable price, we’ve got you covered!
You know our servers are secure, reliable and running at top speed. Now see how Intel’s Xeon E3-1240 v5 compares with some of our existing Intel products:

Intel Xeon E3-1240 v5 @ 3.50GHzIntel Xeon E3-1270 v3 @ 3.50GHzIntel Xeon E3-1240 v3 @ 3.40GHz
Socket Type

FCLGA1151

LGA1150

LGA1150

CPU Class

Server

Server

Server

Clockspeed

3.5 GHz

3.5 GHz

3.4 GHz

Turbo Speed

Up to 3.9 GHz

Up to 3.9 GHz

Up to 3.8 GHz

# of Physical Cores

4 (2 logical cores per physical)

4 (2 logical cores per physical)

4 (2 logical cores per physical)

Max TDP

80W

80W

80W

First Seen on Chart

Q4 2015

Q2 2013

Q2 2013

Single Thread Rating

2231

2213

2194

CPU Mark

10477

9846

9700

Data from: cpubenchmark.net

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Intel Xeon Processor E3-1200 v5 Product Family

With this latest product launch, Intel is affirming their commitment to offer the products today’s professionals need to stay ahead of the curve. Designers, engineers and animators alike are sure to be impressed by Intel’s latest entry into the market. According to the product briefing notes, this series is built for professionals. Other features include:

  • Native DDR4 support
  • Support for up to three 4K monitors
  • Multiple manufacturers offering Intel Xeon E3-1200 v5-powered laptops

Though Intel recommends this series for small assemblies with entry-level workloads, we’re confident this series will offer impressive performance per watt in cloud applications.

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Chris Niedojadlo

Chris Niedojadlo

Chris Niedojadlo is the COO of ServerMania.

  • Intel Xeon line has really earned its respect because of its performance, no arguing about that. I hope that this series will give an impressive performance in cloud applications.