Intel Xeon Processor family preparing for two new additions

Recently the Intel Xeon family of processors having been dominating the Top500 list for November 2016. In the most recent Top500 list, Intel holds over 92% of the market share. Intel are extending on this lead by launching the new Xeon E5-2699A V4. They have also been showing off Skylake-EP.

The Intel Xeon E5-2699A V4 is mentioned to be a higher-clocked (200MHz) version of the recently released version of the Intel Xeon E5-2699 V4 which had been released in March 2016. The clock speed increase, will in turn give an increase in HPC performance.

As well as recently announcing the Intel Xeon E5-2699A V4, Intel has also released more information on the Skylake-EP. Intel have said they are mid-2017 for availability. They are also acclaiming that the new architecture will have included AVX-512 instructions.

Intel Xeon E5 V4
Intel Skylake EP

Below is a comparison table of ten Intel Xeon E5 processors

SKU NameCores/ThreadsBase ClockL3 Cache (LLC)TDP
Intel Xeon E5-2699A V422/442.4 GHz55 MB145W
Intel Xeon E5-2699 V422/442.2 GHz55 MB145W
Intel Xeon E5-2698 V420/402.2 GHz50 MB135W
Intel Xeon E5-2697A V416/322.6 GHz40 MB145W
Intel Xeon E5-2697 V418/362.3 GHz45 MB145W
Intel Xeon E5-2695 V418/362.1 GHz45 MB120W
Intel Xeon E5-2696 V422/442.1 GHz55 MB150W
Intel Xeon E5-2690 V414/282.6 GHz35 MB135W
Intel Xeon E5-2687W V412/243.0 GHz30 MB160W
Intel Xeon E5-2683 V416/322.1 GHz40 MB120W

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