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Technical Specifications

Essentials

Vertical Segment
Server
Processor Number
C3950
Status
Launched
Launch Date
Q3'17
Lithography
14 nm

Performance

# of Cores
16
# of Threads
16
Processor Base Frequency
1.70 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency
2.20 GHz
Cache
16 MB
TDP
24 W

Supplemental Information

Embedded Options Available
No

Memory Specifications

Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
256 GB
Memory Types
DDR4: 2400
Max # of Memory Channels
2
ECC Memory Supported
Yes

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision
3
PCI Express Configurations
x2,x4,x8
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
16

I/O Specifications

# of USB Ports
8
USB Revision
3
Total # of SATA Ports
16
Integrated LAN
2x10/2.5/1 GbE + 2x1 GbE
Max # of SATA 6.0 Gb/s Ports
16

Package Specifications

Sockets Supported
FCBGA1310
Max CPU Configuration
1
TCASE
78°C
TJUNCTION
100°C
Package Size
34 mm x 28 mm
Low Halogen Options Available
See MDDS

Advanced Technologies

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
2.0
Secure Boot
Yes
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
No
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Yes
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Yes
Instruction Set
64-bit
Integrated Intel® QuickAssist Technology
No

Security & Reliability

Intel® AES New Instructions
Yes
Secure Key
Yes
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)
No
Execute Disable Bit
Yes
Intel® OS Guard
Yes
Intel® Boot Guard
No

Reviews

Features and Performance

Flexible Design To The Edge

From 2 to 16 cores with speeds up-to 2.2 GHz, these processors allow you to deploy light scale-out workloads to the network edge. Integrated Intel® QuickAssist Technology (Intel® QAT) and Intel® Ethernet deliver additional value-add throughput in data transmission, security and compression acceleration.

Use Less Energy

Intel Atom® C3000 processors are manufactured on Intel’s optimized 14nm process technology delivering a range of Thermal Design Power (TDP) from 8.5 watts to 32 watts.

Secure Your Data

Intel® QuickAssist Technology (Intel® QAT) delivers hardware acceleration for growing compression and cryptography workloads for greater efficiency while delivering enhanced transport and protection across server, storage and network infrastructure. Available as an integrated solution on select Intel Atom® C3000 processors.

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Product and Performance Information

This feature may not be available on all computing systems. Please check with the system vendor to determine if your system delivers this feature, or reference the system specifications (motherboard, processor, chipset, power supply, HDD, graphics controller, memory, BIOS, drivers, virtual machine monitor-VMM, platform software, and/or operating system) for feature compatibility. Functionality, performance, and other benefits of this feature may vary depending on system configuration.