Intel® Xeon®Processors

Superior Performance for Every Workload

Choosing the right processor is critical when configuring bare metal servers. SoftLayer offers a wide variety of Intel® Xeon® processors so you can select the right performance for your workload needs.

Whether you need a single-, dual-, or quad-processor, we have options to meet any price point and workload. Find the right processor for your workload with the SoftLayer Processor Selector Tool.

Choose the Right Processor for the Job

Intel® Xeon® processor E3-1200 v3 family

For light-weight workloads including static web page serving, entry dedicated hosting, and basic content delivery, choose a single-processor server at an entry-level price point.

Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v3 family

For most workloads including business applications and dynamic web hosting, choose a dual-processor server. Learn More

Intel® Xeon® processor E7-4800 v2 family

For enterprise workloads requiring a larger memory capacity, choose a quad-processor server.

Next-generation processors deliver superior performance.

SPECint 2006 is a set of benchmarks designed to test the CPU performance of a modern server computer system. Learn More

Features and Benefits

  Intel® Xeon® Processor E3 v3 Family Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 v3 Family
Number of Processing Cores Up to 4 Up to 12
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 2 (Intel® AVX2)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
Intel® Data Protection Technology (with Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions (AES-NI) and Secure Key)
Intel® Platform Protection Technology (with Trusted Execution Technology (TXT))
Intel® Platform Protection Technology with OS Guard and XD Bit
PCI Express* 3.0 ports
Additional PCIe* Capabilities  
Intel® Direct Data I/O Technology (Intel® DDIO)  
Intel® Integrated I/O  

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