This block diagram provides a description of the functions, capabilities, and connectivity within the Intel® processor platform shown. Based on the Intel® microarchitecture formerly codenamed Sandy Bridge, this processor series is the first to offer solutions ranging from 8-core/single-socket up to 16-core/dual-socket, providing significant performance improvement over previous generations. When paired with the Intel® C604 or Intel® C602-J chipset, single- or dual-socket configurations maintain compatibility with enterprise platform requirements.
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