Intel® Xeon® Processor D Product Family Performance

Bringing the performance and advanced intelligence of Intel® Xeon® processors into dense, low-power microserver, storage, and networking systems that can be deployed in hyper-scale data centers, branch offices, and at the network edge.

General Purpose Compute Benchmarks chart

General Purpose Compute Benchmarks

STREAM* OpenMP (OMP) measures memory bandwidth for a set of four computational kernels in GB/s.

SPEC CPU* 2006 (SPECint*_rate_base2006) measures parallel integer operations performance and contains 12 integer applications. It is compute intensive and concentrates on the CPU and memory subsystems without measuring disk or network I/O. 

Intel internal testing as of May 27, 2015

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Cloud benchmarks chart

Cloud Benchmarks

Memcached* speeds up application performance by caching data and objects in RAM to reduce the number of times an external data source (i.e. a database) must be read.

Server Side Java* is a measure of server-side performance of Java* runtime environment.

Dynamic Web Serving measures the number of simultaneous users (taking user input into account) that a server can deliver content to while meeting a specified SLA (service level agreement).

Intel internal testing as of May 27, 2015

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Configuration Details

General Purpose Compute Benchmarks:

Memory Bandwidth

New configuration: Intel® Xeon® processor D product family-based reference platform with one Intel® Xeon® processor D-1540 (8 cores, 2.0 GHz, 45 W), Intel® Turbo Boost Technology enabled, Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology) enabled, 64 GB memory (4x 16 GB DDR4-2133 RDIMM ECC), 800 GB SATA SSD, stream_omp v5.4 with Intel® Compiler version 14.0.3.174 running on 8 threads, Red Hat Enterprise Linux* 7.0, Stream Triad = 29.9 GB/s.

Base configuration: Supermicro SuperServer* 5018A-TN4 with one Intel® Atom™ processor C2750 (8 cores, 2.4 GHz, 20 W), Intel Turbo Boost Technology enabled, 32 GB memory (4x 8 GB DDR3-1600 SO-DIMM ECC), 800 GB SATA SSD, stream_omp v5.4 with Intel Compiler version 14.0.3.174 running on 8 threads, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0, Stream Triad = 16.5 GB/s.

Integer Throughput

New configuration: Intel® Xeon® processor D product family-based reference platform with one Intel Xeon processor D-1540 (8 cores, 2.0 GHz, 45 W), Intel Turbo Boost Technology enabled, Intel Hyper-Threading Technology enabled, 64 GB memory (4x 16 GB DDR4-2133 RDIMM ECC), 800 GB SATA SSD. SPEC CPU* 2006 v1.2, INTEL.cpu2006.1.2.ic15.29aug2014 binaries, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0, estimated score: SPECint*_rate_base2006 (16 copy) = 280.

Base configuration: Supermicro SuperServer 5018A-TN4 with one Intel Atom processor C2750 (8 cores, 2.4 GHz, 20 W), Intel Turbo Boost Technology enabled, 32 GB memory (4x 8 GB DDR3-1600 SO-DIMM ECC), 800 GB SATA SSD. SPEC CPU 2006 v1.2, INTEL.cpu2006.1.2.ic15.29aug2014 binaries, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0, estimated score: SPECint_rate_base2006 (8 copy) = 102.

Cloud Benchmarks:

Memory Caching

New configuration: Intel® Xeon® processor D-based reference platform with one Xeon Processor D-1540 (8C, 2.0GHz, 45W), Intel Turbo Boost Technology enabled, Intel Hyper-Threading Technology enabled, 64GB memory (4x16GB DDR4-2133 RDIMM ECC), 1x10GBase-T X552, 800GB SATA SSD. Memcached 1.4.15 with process affinity. MC-Blaster*—from gitHUB—modified to distribute data & transactions over multiple memcached servers & support hot and random keys, Ubuntu* 14.10 (3.16.0-23 generic), Random Key Gets = 3.38MRPS.

Base configuration: Supermicro SuperServer 5018A-TN4 with one Intel Atom processor C2750 (8 cores, 2.4 GHz, 20 W), Intel Turbo Boost Technology enabled, 32 GB memory (4x 8 GB DDR3-1600 SO-DIMM ECC), 1x 10GBase-T X520, 800 GB SATA SSD, memcached 1.4.15 with process affinity, MC-Blaster—from gitHUB—modified to distribute data and transactions over multiple memcached servers and support hot and random keys, Ubuntu 14.10 (3.16.0-23 generic), Random Key Gets = 1.48MRPS.

Server Side Java

New configuration: Intel® Xeon® processor D-based reference platform with with one Xeon Processor D-1540 (8C, 2.0GHz, 45W), Intel Turbo Boost Technology enabled, Intel Hyper-Threading Technology enabled, 64GB memory (4x16GB DDR4-2133 RDIMM ECC), 800GB SATA SSD, Oracle* JDK 8u31, Ubuntu 14.10 (3.16.0-23 generic), Score=18708.

Base configuration: Supermicro SuperServer 5018A-TN4 with one Intel Atom C2750 (8 cores, 2.4 GHz, 20 W), Intel Turbo Boost Technology enabled, 32 GB memory (4x 8 GB DDR3-1600 SO-DIMM ECC), 800 GB SATA SSD, Oracle JDK 8u31, Ubuntu 14.10 (3.16.0-23 generic), Score = 5396.

Dynamic Web Serving

New configuration: Intel® Xeon® processor D-based reference platform with with one Xeon Processor D-1540 (8C, 2.0GHz, 45W), Intel Turbo Boost Technology enabled, Intel Hyper-Threading Technology enabled, 64GB memory (4x16GB DDR4-2133 RDIMM ECC), 2x10GBase-T X552, 3x S3700 SATA SSD, Ubuntu 14.10 (3.16.0-23 generic), Nginx* 1.4.4,  Php-fpm* 15.4.14, memcached* 1.4.14, Simultaneous users=47152.

Base configuration: Supermicro SuperServer 5018A-TN4 with one Intel Atom Processor C2750 (8 cores, 2.4 GHz, 20 W), Intel Turbo Boost Technology enabled, 32 GB memory (4x 8 GB DDR3-1600 SO-DIMM ECC), 1x 10GBase-T X520, 2x Intel SSD DC S3700 SATA SSD, Ubuntu 14.10 (3.16.0-23 generic), Nginx 1.4.4, Php-fpm 15.4.14, memcached 1.4.14, Simultaneous users = 12896.

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Product and Performance Information

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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 complete information about performance and benchmark results, visit http://www.intel.com/benchmarks.

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Intel does not control or audit the design or implementation of third party benchmarks or websites referenced in this document. Intel encourages all of its customers to visit the referenced websites or others where similar performance benchmarks are reported and confirm whether the referenced benchmarks are accurate and reflect performance of systems available for purchase.

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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.

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Intel's compilers may or may not optimize to the same degree for non-Intel microprocessors for optimizations that are not unique to Intel® microprocessors. These optimizations include SSE2 and SSE3 instruction sets and other optimizations. Intel does not guarantee the availability, functionality, or effectiveness of any optimization on microprocessors not manufactured by Intel.

Microprocessor-dependent optimizations in this product are intended for use with Intel® microprocessors. Certain optimizations not specific to Intel® microarchitecture are reserved for Intel® microprocessors. Please refer to the applicable product user and reference guides for more information regarding the specific instruction sets covered by this notice.

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SPEC* and the benchmark names SPECint*, SPECfp*, SPECjbb*, SPECjEnterprise*, SPECvirt_sc*, SPECpower_ssj*, SPECompG*, and SPECmpi* are registered trademarks of the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation.