Intel® Xeon® processor 7500/6500 series
Exceptional scalable performance with advanced reliability for your most data-demanding applications and intelligent performance that automatically adapts to the diverse needs of a virtualized environment.
Mainstream data center servers (2S) scaling to expandable servers (2S to 256S)
Advanced reliability 2S performance
Advanced reliability performance
Compares performance of a server-side Java* benchmark on two-sockets Intel® Xeon® processor 5600 series and 2S Intel® Xeon® processor 7500 series server platforms with advanced reliability features (x4/x8 SDDC, Lock-Step memory) enabled on both. For more information, see
. Server-side Java* internal workload shows an advantage in performance-and especially when Lock Step memory is enabled for access to enhanced reliability features.
- Intel® Xeon® processor X7560 delivers 87 percent better performance than Intel® Xeon® processor X5680 with advanced reliability features enabled (through Lock Step memory enabled in 5600 series-based server BIOS)
Advanced reliability and larger memory footprint available on the expandable (EX) 2S Intel® 7500 Chipset-based servers deliver enhanced reliability performance.
Two-sockets (2S) performance comparison with advanced reliability features enabled
Intel® 5520 Chipset-based platforms typically leave Lock Step memory disabled in BIOS due to the performance impact. The customer must choose to enable in BIOS and determine if the performance cost is worth the advanced reliability benefit.
Comparison based on Intel internally measured server-side Java* workload results (TR#1098) as of 29 March 2010.
2S Intel® Xeon® processor X5680 based platform details
Baseline Configuration and Score on Benchmark: Asus RS700-E6* Westmere Server (1U) with two Intel® Xeon® Processor X5680 (12M cache, 3.33 GHz, 6.40GT/s Intel® QPI), Intel® Turbo Boot Technology enabled, Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology enabled, HW prefetcher disabled, Adjacent cache line prefetcher disabled, 24GB RAM (6 x 4GB DDR3-1067 registered ECC), 2 SATA disks, Microsoft Windows* Server 2008 R2 Enterprise, internal JVM JVM: JavaTM* version "1.6.0_11" (build P28.0.0-29-114096-1.6.0_11-20090427-1759-windows-x86_64); four JVM instances, each JVM affinitized to six cores (with HT On). Source: Intel internal testing as of February 2010; measured score 623,908 operations/second with BIOS defaults settings, and 398,538 operations/second with lock-step mode enabled in BIOS.
2S Intel® Xeon® processor X7560 based platform details
Intel® 7500 Chipset-based reference server platform with two Intel® Xeon® processor X7560 (8-core, 2.26 GHz, 24MB L3 cache, 6.4GT/s Intel® QPI), Intel® EIST enabled, Intel® Turbo Boot Technology enabled, Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology enabled, NUMA enabled, HW prefetcher disabled, Adjacent cache line prefetcher disabled, 128GB (32 x 4GB DDR3-1067) memory, 2 SATA disks, Microsoft Windows* Server 2008 R2 Enterprise, internal JVM JVM: Java* version "1.6.0_11" (build P28.0.0-29-114096-1.6.0_11-20090427-1759-windows-x86_64); two JVM instances, each JVM affinitized to one socket. Source: Intel internal testing as of February 2010; measured score 746,008 operations/second with default BIOS settings.
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