Intel unveils Xeon E7, E3 lines

Intel announces 32-nanometer Xeon E7 family of high-end server chips, along with a suite of entry-level Xeon E3 processors.

Intel has announced the 32-nanometer Xeon E7 family of chips for high-end servers, along with an entry-level Xeon E3 processor family.

The 18 chips, unveiled today, were formerly code-named Westmere-EX and follow on from the Nehalem-EX range of processors. Additionally, Intel also announced 11 entry-level server processors for its new Xeon E3-1200 family, but provided few details.

The processors are targeted at servers running key CPU-intensive applications in the enterprise data center or those administering large fleets of virtual machines, Intel said.

Read more of "Intel debuts Xeon E7 family" at ZDNet UK.

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