Intel® Itanium® Processors

Support mission-critical applications and workloads with breakthrough performance, reliability, scalability, and availability. Intel® Itanium® processors are a powerful platform for virtualization and consolidation.

Features and Benefits

Mainframe‐Class Reliability and Availability

Eight cores. 3.1 billion Transistors. The new Intel® Itanium® processor 9700 series delivers the highest level of Intel Itanium performance ever.

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Enhanced Multi‐Thread Performance

Enhanced with dual‐domain multi-threading support, Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)1 enables both front‐ and back‐end pipeline execution for improved system throughput and scalability.

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Intelligent Power Efficiency

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology2, featuring sustained boost, enables the Intel® Itanium® processor 9700 series to employ advanced power monitoring and control, which delivers a higher processor boost frequency at all times, for maximum performance on all workloads. The result is higher thermal envelope utilization for more overall performance.

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Product and Performance Information


Available on select Intel® Core™ processors. Requires an Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology) enabled system. Consult your PC manufacturer. Performance will vary depending on the specific hardware and software used. For more information including details on which processors support HT Technology, visit


Intel® Turbo Boost Technology requires a system with Intel Turbo Boost Technology capability. Consult your PC manufacturer. Performance varies depending on hardware, software, and system configuration. For more information, visit