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Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-1600 v2 Product Family

Professional workbench

Intel® Xeon® processor

The Intel® Xeon® processor E5-1600 v2 product family-based professional workstation: Intel’s most robust single-processor workstation. Professional-grade performance for demanding workloads.

Matrix Multiplication based on LINPACK*

The LINPACK* Benchmarks are a measure of a system's floating point computing power. Introduced by Jack Dongarra, they measure how fast a computer solves a dense n-by-n system of linear equations Ax = b, which is a common task in engineering.

The aim is to approximate how fast a computer will perform when solving real problems. It is a simplification, since no single number can reflect the overall performance of a computer system. Nevertheless, the LINPACK benchmark performance can provide a good correction over the peak performance provided by the manufacturer. 

Benchmark Description Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LINPACK_benchmarks

Intel Internal Testing as of August 2013

Memory Bandwidth based on STREAM*

The STREAM* Benchmark, http://www.cs.virginia.edu/stream/, is a simple synthetic benchmark program that measures sustainable memory bandwidth (in MB/s) and the corresponding computation rate for simple vector kernels.

Intel Estimated as of July, 2013

Configuration Details

 
Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-1660-based Platform Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-1660 v2-based Platform

Number of processors

1

1

Number of cores/threads

6/12 per processor

6/12 per processor

Processor speed

3.30 GHz

3.70 GHz

Processor third-level cache

15 MB

15 MB

Platform manufacturer

Intel® Desktop Board DX79SI

Intel® Desktop Board DX79SI

System memory

32 GB DDR3 -1600

32 GB DDR3 -1866

Hard disk

HDD

HDD

Graphics controller

NVIDIA Quadro* k600

NVIDIA Quadro* k600

Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux* Server Release 6.4

Red Hat Enterprise Linux* Server Release 6.4

Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology

Disabled

Disabled

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology

Enabled

Enabled

Additional information: 1 2 3 4 5 6

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. For more information, go to www.intel.com/performance.

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

3. Requires a system with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology capability. Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 is the next generation of Intel Turbo Boost Technology and is 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.

4. 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 you use. For more information including details on which processors support Intel® HT Technology, see www.intel.com/products/ht/hyperthreading_more.htm.

5. 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.

6. Results have been estimated based on internal Intel analysis and are provided for informational purposes only. Any difference in system hardware or software design or configuration may affect actual performance.