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September 14, 2021
Performance Made Flexible
We know that you must build for your needs of today while planning for unknown future demands. Flexible infrastructure is key, one that is optimized for multi-cloud and AI, serving many workloads, anywhere, at any time.
That’s why we’ve created a platform that delivers the flexibility you need, bringing AI everywhere, from edge to cloud, helping our customers achieve more. More performance. More efficiency. And more wonderful.
3rd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors offer a balanced architecture with built-in acceleration and advanced security capabilities, designed through decades of innovation for the most in-demand workload requirements.
Through partnership with the world’s software leaders and solution providers, 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors are optimized for specific customer workload types and performance levels, all with the consistent, open Intel architecture you know and trust.
3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors Are…
Optimized for cloud, enterprise, HPC, network, security, and IoT workloads with 8 to 40 powerful cores and a wide range of frequency, feature, and power levels.
Infused with Intel Crypto Acceleration, enhancing data protection and privacy by increasing the performance of encryption-intensive workloads including SSL web serving, 5G infrastructure, and VPN/firewalls, while reducing the performance impact of pervasive encryption.
The only data center CPU with built-in AI acceleration, end-to-end data science tools, and an ecosystem of smart solutions.
Engineered for the demands of cloud workloads and to fuel a wide range of XaaS environments.
Fuelled by Intel SGX, which protects data and application code while in use from the edge to the data center and multi-tenant public cloud.
Outstanding Gen-on-Gen Performance
The new 3rd Gen Xeon Scalable processors are based on a balanced, efficient architecture that increases core performance, memory, and I/O bandwidth to accelerate diverse workloads from the data center to the intelligent edge. For more details click below or click here for the full range of Intel 3rd gen scalable processors
Built-in workload acceleration features include Intel Deep Learning Boost, Intel Advanced Vector Extensions 512, and Intel Speed Select technology.
Available with up to 40 powerful cores.
Available Multi-Socket Scale to Propel Insights
Select 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors support up to 28 cores per processor in four-and-eight-socket configurations, driving enhanced performance, throughput, and CPU frequencies compared to previous-gen processors.
Four-to-eight–socket 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors deliver multi-socket core count density, with up to 224 cores per platform in an 8-socket configuration.
Up to six Intel UltraPath Interconnect (Intel UPI) channels increase platform scalability and improve inter-CPU bandwidth for I/O-intensive workloads versus the previous generation, offering an agile balance between improved throughput and energy efficiency.
1.46x average gen-on-gen performance improvement.1
Up to 1.60x higher memory bandwidth vs. prior gen.2
Up to 2.66x higher memory capacity vs. prior gen.3
Up to 1.33x more PCI Express lanes per processor vs. prior gen.4
Now with PCIe Gen 4
Built-in workload and service acceleration.
Intel Deep Learning Boost (Intel DL Boost) acceleration is built-in specifically for the flexibility to run complex AI workloads on the same hardware as your existing workloads.
With int8 – available on all 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors, Vector Neural Network Instructions (VNNI) enhance inference workloads by maximizing use of compute resources, improving cache utilization, and reducing potential bandwidth bottlenecks.
With bfloat16 – available on select 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors, the industry’s first x86 support of Brain Floating Point 16-bit (blfoat16)5 brings enhanced artificial intelligence inference and training performance with Intel Deep Learning Boost.
Intel Advanced Vector Extensions 512 (Intel AVX-512)
Boosts performance and throughput for the most demanding computational tasks in applications such as modeling and simulation, data analytics and machine learning, data compression, visualization, and digital content creation. Take advantage of 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors’ increased memory bandwidth, improved frequency management, and 2x the FMA (intrinsics for floating point fused multiply-add [FMA] operations)—now across Platinum Gold, and Silver SKUs. Compared to Intel AVX2, Intel AVX-512 is designed to enable greater performance than ever before.
Learn more at intel.com/avx512
Intel Speed Select Technology (Intel SST)
Is a powerful collection of capabilities giving you fine-grain control over CPU performance that can help to optimize total cost of ownership. With Intel SST, one server can do more.
3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors offer enhanced Intel SST capabilities, featuring Intel SST – Base Frequency (Intel SST-BF), Intel SST – Core Power (Intel SST-CP), and Intel SST – Turbo Frequency (Intel SST-TF) capabilities across most Intel Xeon Platinum and Gold processors.
3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors, Y SKUs, support the new Intel SST – Performance Profile 2.0 (Intel SST-PP), with additional core count, frequency, profile, and power configuration opportunities.
Learn more at intel.com/speedselect
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX) provides fine grain data and privacy protection via application isolation in memory, independent of operating system or hardware configuration.6 7
Learn more at intel.com/sgx
Intel Crypto Acceleration brings built-in Vector AES-NI, Vector CLMUL, Intel Secure Hash Algorithm Extensions, VPMADD52 instructions, and RSA/DH encryption protocols.5
Learn more at newsroom.intel.com/crypto
Intel QuickAssist Technology provides platformbased hardware acceleration for cryptography and data compression.
Learn more at intel.com/quickassist
Intel Total Memory Encryption delivers full physical memory encryption support to enhance data and VM protection.6 7
Intel Platform Firmware Resilience (Intel PFR) uses an Intel FPGA to protect, detect, and correct, providing NIST SP800-193 compliant firmware resiliency. Now, platform firmware can be validated before execution, while runtime monitoring and filtering help protect against manipulation. In case of a compromise, Intel PFR also provides automated recovery in minutes.
Intel Resource Director Technology (Intel RDT) delivers visibility and control over shared platform resources to optimize performance and help increase resource utilization. The latest 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors bring improvements including the second gen of Memory.
Bandwidth Allocation (MBA 2.0), now featuring an advanced hardware controller with flexible and efficient bandwidth controls, and higher-resolution counters (32b) for Memory Bandwidth Monitoring.
Learn more at speed
Overview of 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
Intel Xeon Platinum 8300 processors are the foundation for secure, agile, hybrid-cloud data centers. With enhanced hardware-based security and exceptional multi-socket processing performance, these processors are built for mission-critical, real-time analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, high performance computing (HPC), and multi-cloud workloads.6
With trusted, hardware-enhanced data service delivery, these CPUs deliver improvements in I/O, memory, storage, and network technologies to harness actionable insights from our increasingly data-fueled world. Designed for advanced analytics, artificial intelligence, and high-density infrastructure, Intel Xeon Platinum 8300 processors deliver exceptional performance, platform capabilities, and workload acceleration.
Learn more at intel.com/xeonscalable
With support for higher memory speeds, enhanced memory capacity, and up to four-socket scalability, Intel Xeon Gold 6300 and 5300 processors deliver improved performance, enhanced memory capabilities, hardware-enhanced security, and workload acceleration.6 These processors are optimized for demanding mainstream data center, multi-cloud compute, and network and storage workloads. With up to four-socket scalability, they are suitable for an expanded range of workloads.
Intel Xeon Silver 4300 processors deliver essential performance, improved memory speed, and power efficiency. They offer hardware-enhanced performance required for entry data center compute, network, and storage.
Up to 40 cores per Intel Xeon Platinum processor.
Up to 8 memory channels at up to 3200 MT/s.
Features built-in AI acceleration (Intel DL Boost) with int8 (VNNI) and bfloat165 quantization for accelerated AI inference and training performance.
Features Intel SGX, the most deployed trusted execution environment, with up to 512GB enclave per processor.
Up to 32 cores per Intel Xeon Gold processor.
Up to 8 memory channels at up to 3200 MT/s.
Featuring Intel SGX, the most deployed trusted execution environment, with standard SKUs supporting up to 64GB enclave per processor.
Up to 20 cores per Intel Xeon Silver processor.
Up to 8 memory channels at up to 2667 MT/s.
Featuring Intel SGX, the most deployed trusted execution environment, with up to 8GB enclave per processor.