Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors for HPC

With a storied 20–year engagement in the HPC community, Intel® CPUs provide the foundation for powerful and efficient systems that accelerate a wide range of HPC applications.

3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Platinum and Gold processors are architected and performance-tuned for HPC, with an array of features that enable optimal performance per core for real-world HPC workloads in industries including manufacturing, financial services, energy, climate science, and life sciences.

With 3rd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, users get higher core counts1 and memory bandwidth2 than the previous generation. The new core architecture with built-in acceleration ensures that Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors can meet a wide range of heterogeneous workload demands.

Technology Advantages

3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors provide a number of advantages to help businesses simplify deployments and get the most out of their HPC investments.

Read the 3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors for HPC product brief to learn more ›

XPU: A Heterogenous Approach

The Intel XPU vision strategy is an initiative designed to help HPC deployments reach new levels of performance and efficiency by combining high-performance Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors with GPUs, FPGAs, and other accelerators into a heterogeneous configuration.

Read the press release about Intel XPU ›

Learn more about the Aurora exascale supercomputer ›

Explore the Intel portfolio of accelerators ›

Learn more about Intel® Stratix® 10 FPGAs ›

Learn more about the Intel® oneAPI unified programming model ›

Other Intel® HPC Solutions

System architects can turn to Intel for leadership and guidance on HPC infrastructure, whether on premises or in the cloud. Intel provides a number of resources and product offerings to augment performance, TCO, and time to deployment.

Product and Performance Information

1Per core performance estimated based on tests with pre-production parts at ISO frequency and memory bandwidth per core vs. prior generation as of October 2020.
2Higher memory bandwidth when comparing 8 channels on 3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor with 6 channels on 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor.
3Putting More of Your Data to Work Is Now Easier Than Ever, Intel Product Brief, June 2020. Intel® Optane™ persistent memory pricing & DRAM pricing as of June 8, 2020. Pricing referenced in TCO calculations is provided for guidance and planning purposes only and does not constitute a final offer. Pricing guidance is subject to change and may revise up or down based on market dynamics. Please contact your OEM/distributor for actual pricing. Performance results are based on testing as of dates shown in configurations and may not reflect all publicly available updates. Learn more at Intel.com/PerformanceIndex.