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Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2600 v2 Product Family

Life sciences performance

Intel® Xeon® processor

The Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v2 product family is at the heart of an agile and efficient data center that meets your diverse needs. These engineering marvels are designed to deliver the best combination of performance, energy efficiency, integrated workload optimizations, and cost-effectiveness. Whether you are improving agility through virtualization, running cloud-based services, or running high performance computing applications, such as design automation and real-time financial transactions, you’ll be delighted by better than ever performance and energy efficiency. New virtualization and security features work together to deliver a more trusted compute environment. You will be able to harness big data and deliver new services with deeper insights, enabled by Intel® Integrated I/O, which helps you to eliminate data bottlenecks across the platform. The Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v2 product family—versatile processors at the heart of today’s data center.

Life Sciences Performance

Amber*: Geometric mean of factor_ix, gb_alp, gb_mb, jac workloads

Gamess*:  Geometric mean of crown2DFT, crown2Freq, crown2MP2, crown2SCF workloads

Gaussian*: Gaussian 09 (http://gaussian.com) is the latest in the Gaussian series of programs and provides state-of-the-art capabilities for electronic structure modeling. The benchmark runs a suite of workloads of commonly used calculations and reports the geometric mean of time taken to perform the calculations. 

Gromacs*: Geometric mean of cscs.pme, cscs.rf workloads

NAMD*: apoa1 workload

Bowtie2* (Langmead B, Salzberg S. Fast gapped-read alignment with Bowtie 2. Nature Methods. 2012, 9:357-359.): Is a bioinformatics application that aligns sequencing reads to long reference sequences. This benchmark uses Bowtie 2 to align RNA data to the human genome. The benchmark measures the throughput for aligning read data to the human genome by running multiple processes simultaneously with each process aligning 500,000 read data. The number of simultaneous processes run is equal to the number of hardware threads available on the machine. 

Blast*: is an algorithm that matches up biological sequences to other biological sequences, based on the statistically verified assumption that sequences that are similar perform a similar biological function and may be related through evolution. For sequences, molecules are treated as chains of acids, and the chains can be compared. The result is a throughput value based on total elapsed time of all workloads. 

Intel Internal Testing as of July 2013

Configuration Details

 

Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2690-based Platform Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2697 v2-based Platform

Number of processors

2

2

Number of cores/threads

8/16 per processor

12/24 per processor

Processor speed

2.9 GHz

2.7 GHz

Processor third-level cache

20 MB

30 MB

Platform manufacturer

Intel® Server Board S2600CP

Intel® Server Board S2600CP

System memory

64 GB

64 GB

Memory type

DDR3-1600

DDR3-1866

Link speed

8.0 GT/s QPI

8.0 GT/s QPI

Operating system

Red Hat* Enterprise Linux* 6.3

Red Hat* Enterprise Linux* 6.4

Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology

Best configuration

Best configuration

Prefetcher

Enabled

Enabled

Non-uniform memory access (NUMA)

Enabled

Enabled

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology

Enabled

Enabled

Storage

3-disk SSD RAID-0 Array

3-disk SSD RAID-0 Array

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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.