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Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-4600 Product Family

General purpose applications performance

Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-4600 Product Family

Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-4600 Product Family

The Intel® Xeon® processor E5 family is at the heart of a flexible and efficient data center that meets your diverse needs. These engineering marvels are designed to deliver the best combination of performance, built-in capabilities, and cost-effectiveness. From virtualization and cloud computing to design automation or real-time financial transactions, you’ll be delighted by better than ever performance. I/O latency is dramatically reduced with Intel® Integrated I/O, which helps you to eliminate data bottlenecks, streamline your operations, and increase your agility. Intel® Xeon® processor E5 family—versatile processors at the heart of today’s data center.

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General purpose applications

  • Integer throughput using  SPECint_rate_base2006*

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Energy efficient performance

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CPU2006* is SPEC's next-generation, industry-standardized, CPU-intensive benchmark suite, stressing a system's processor, memory subsystem, and compiler. SPEC designed CPU2006 to provide a comparative measure of compute-intensive performance across the widest practical range of hardware using workloads developed from real user applications. These benchmarks are provided as source code and require the user to be comfortable using compiler commands as well as other commands via a command interpreter using a console or command prompt window in order to generate executable binaries.

SPEC and the benchmark names SPECint are registered trademarks of the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation.

SPECint*_rate_base2006 benchmark score: Baseline result (HIGHER is better)

Up to 2.6x more compute with 4-socket servers

Configuration Details: Integer Throughput Performance Using SPECint_rate_base2006*

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Best Intel® Xeon® processors with 130W TDP results published/submitted to SPEC* as of May 14, 2012. Publications may still be under review and not yet posted to http://www.spec.org.

Intel® Xeon® Processor X5690-Based Platform

Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2680-Based Platform

Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-4650-Based Platform

System

HP ProLiant DL380G7*

Fujitsu PRIMERGY* BX924 S3

Dell PowerEdge* R820

Number of processors

2

2

4

Number of cores / threads

6/12 per processor

8/16 per processor

8/16 per processor

Processor rated frequency

3.46 GHz

2.7 GHz

2.7 GHz

Last level cache

12 MB

20 MB

20 MB

Platform manufacturer

Hewlett-Packard

Fujitsu

Dell

System memory

48 GB

128 GB

256 GB

Link speed

6.4 GT/s QPI

8.0 GT/s QPI

8.0 GT/s QPI

Operating system

Red Hat* Enterprise Linux Server release 6.1

Red Hat* Enterprise Linux Server release 6.2

SUSE* Linux Enterprise Server release 11 SPE2 (x86_64)

Source

http://www.spec.org/cpu2006/results/
res2011q4/cpu2006-20111121-18997.html

http://www.spec.org/cpu2006/results
/res2012q1/cpu2006-20120312-19833.html

Submitted to SPEC for review/publication as of 14 May 2012. Marked estimate until published.

Additional information: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7

Product and Performance Information

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1. Software and workloads used in performance tests may have been optimized for performance only on Intel® microprocessors. Performance tests, such as SYSmark* and MobileMark*, are measured using specific computer systems, components, software, operations, and functions. Any change to any of those factors may cause the results to vary. You should consult other information and performance tests to assist you in fully evaluating your contemplated purchases, including the performance of that product when combined with other products.

2. Relative performance for each benchmark is calculated by taking the actual benchmark result for the first platform tested and assigning it a value of 1.0 as a baseline. Relative performance for the remaining platforms tested was calculated by dividing the actual benchmark result for the baseline platform into each of the specific benchmark results of each of the other platforms and assigning them a relative performance number that correlates with the performance improvements reported.

3. Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology: See the Processor Spec Finder at http://ark.intel.com or contact your Intel representative for more information.

4. Requires a system with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology. Intel® Turbo Boost Technology and Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 are only available on select Intel® processors. Consult your PC manufacturer. Performance varies depending on hardware, software, and system configuration. For more information, visit www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architecture-and-technology/turbo-boost/turbo-boost-technology.html.

5. Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology) requires a computer system with a processor supporting Intel HT Technology and an Intel HT Technology-enabled chipset, BIOS, and operating system. Performance will vary depending on the specific hardware and software used. For more information including details on which processors support Intel HT Technology, visit www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architecture-and-technology/hyper-threading/hyper-threading-technology.html.

6. Intel® processor numbers are not a measure of performance. Processor numbers differentiate features within each processor family, not across different processor families. See www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/processors/processor-numbers.html for details.

7. Intel® products are not intended for use in medical, life saving, life sustaining, critical control or safety systems, or in nuclear facility applications. All dates and products specified are for planning purposes only and are subject to change without notice.