Intel® Processor Numbers
  • Intel® Core™ Processors
  • Intel® Pentium® Processors
  • Intel® Celeron® Processors
  • Intel® Atom™ Processors
  • Intel® Xeon® and Itanium® Processors

Intel® Xeon® Processor E3 and E7 families

The latest Intel® Xeon® processor numbering system is an alpha numeric representation of product line, product family and and version. An ‘L’ suffix will be used identify a low power processor. The version number will not be used in the first processor generation.

Processor Name = Brand (Intel® Xeon® processor) + Number (E3- 1 2 35)

Intel® Xeon® processor families and product lines

Processor Family Product Line System Type
Intel® Xeon® processor E7 Multi-processor
Intel® Xeon® processor E5 (future release)
Intel® Xeon® processor E3 Single-processor

Intel® Xeon® and Intel® Itanium® processors

Intel® Xeon® and Intel® Itanium® processor numbers are categorized in four digit numerical sequences, and may have an alpha prefix to indicate power and performance.

Processor Name = Brand (Intel® Xeon® processor) + Number (X5482)

Alpha Prefix Description
X Performance
E Mainstream (rack-optimized)
L Power-Optimized

Intel® Xeon® and Intel® Itanium® processor families and their number sequence

Processor Family Number Sequence System Type
Intel® Itanium® processor 9000 Multi-processor and dual-processor
Intel® Xeon® processor 7000 Multi-processor
Intel® Xeon® processor 5000 Dual-processor
Intel® Xeon® processor 3000 Single-processor
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