Intel introduces high-end Xeon 7500 series

Summary:The company has introduced new Xeon server processors that promise three-times more performance than their predecessors

Intel on Tuesday rolled out high-end Xeon server processors that promise three times the performance over previous versions.

The company said datacentres can replace 20 single core servers with one new Xeon 7500 system.

The Xeon 7500 series launch comes amid a barrage of server and chip news in recent days. Intel rolled out more mainstream Xeons, AMD introduced its Opteron 6000 Series and now we have more. The Xeon 7500 series is more for real-time analytics and high performance computing.

For more on this story, see Intel breaks out high-end Xeons; Aims to 'democratize' high performance computing on

Topics: Hardware


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