Help Me Choose: Intel® Xeon® Processor

Packed with Intel’s newest technology, the Intel® Xeon® processor E3-1200 v5 product family features intelligent performance that adapts to your needs, allowing you to get more done in less time. With built-in 24x7 dependability and advanced security features, you can avoid costly business interruptions and potentially catastrophic security breaches.

Intel® Xeon® processor E3-1200 v5 product family offers a wide range of options with varying clock speeds, core counts, cache sizes and technologies such as Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology to allow you to choose the processor that’s right for your business needs.
This chart helps you compare different models available as part of the Intel® Xeon® processor E3-1200 product family.

Processor Number

Speed

Cores / Threads

L3 Cache

Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0

Intel Hyper-Threading Technology

Power

Intel Xeon Processor E3-1280 v5

3.70GHz

4/8

8MB

Yes

Yes

80W

Intel Xeon Processor E3-1270 v5

3.60GHz

4/8

8MB

Yes

Yes

80W

Intel Xeon Processor E3-1240 v5

3.50GHz

4/8

8MB

Yes

Yes

80W

Intel Xeon Processor E3-1230 v5

3.40GHz

4/8

8MB

Yes

Yes

80W

Intel Xeon Processor E3-1225 v5

3.30GHz

4/4

8MB

Yes

Yes

80W

Intel Xeon Processor E3-1220 v53.00GHz4/4 8MB

Yes

No80W
Intel Xeon Processor E3-1260L v5 2.90GHz4/88MB

Yes

Yes

45W
Intel Xeon Processor E3-1240L v52.10GHz2/48MBYesYes25W
Features Benefits
Intel Microarchitecture

 

 

Four instructions per clock cycle delivering outstanding performance per core
  • Intel silicon technology (14nm process technology)
  • Large on-die cache (up to 8MB L3)
  • 4 CPU cores
Support for ECC Memory Data integrity and system reliability through automatic data correction
  • Detects and corrects up to 99.988 percent of all memory errors
Intel Advanced Encryption Standards — New Instructions* Improve data security without slowing response times
  • Accelerates data encryption/decryption by up to 58 percent versus previous-generation servers*
Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 Higher performance when you need it most
  • Accelerates processor performance for peak loads
  • Quick transitions to and from processor sleep states
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel HT) Fast performance for many demanding business applications
  • Thread-level parallelism uses processing resources efficiently
  • Benefits most multithreaded and concurrently running applications
Serial ATA 3.0 (SATA 3.0)Fast data access, system startups and application load times
  • Support for high-speed solid-state drives (SSDs) due to faster hard disk drive (HDD) cache transfers
Low-Power Processor Options Match performance versus energy efficiency to maximize total value
  • Low-power 20W and 45W processor SKUs available
  • Ideal for small form factor or energy-constrained platform designs
PCI Express Gen 3.0 Ports Extra capacity and flexibility for storage and networking connections
  • Additional 4 PCI Express 3.0 ports (versus desktop)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (input/output) (Intel VT-d) Enables fast network/storage communications in a virtualized environment
  • Comprehensive hardware assists for I/O-device virtualization
  • Near-native I/O performance with improved security and reliability
Intel Advanced Vector Extensions 2.0 (Intel AVX2) Significant performance benefit for scientific modeling, video editing, and simulation applications
  • Up to 46 percent performance boost on floating-point intensive workloads
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