Supermicro Delivers Performance Boost to High-Density, Entry-Level, and Embedded Servers with the New Intel Xeon E-2200 Processors

November 4, 2019 Supermicro

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 31, 2019 -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (SMCI), a global leader in enterprise computing, storage, networking solutions, and green computing technology, announced enhanced performance on a broad range of servers, workstations, and motherboards that leverage the new Intel Xeon E-2200 processors. In addition to refreshed four- and six-core processors, Intel has introduced new eight-core processors where the top frequency rate can increase to 5 GHz from 4.5 GHz on specific processors with Turbo Boost, bringing up to a 16% gain in multi-threaded integer operations. The Intel Xeon E-2200 family also supports 128GB of 2666 MHz memory, double the amount from the previous processor generation.  

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"At Supermicro, we design our building block motherboards, chassis, and system solutions to enable a rapid transition to the latest processors," said Ivan Tay, vice president, product management, Supermicro. "With the latest Intel Xeon E-2200 processors running up to eight cores and up to 5 GHz, our customers can quickly realize performance gains in their power-efficient systems."

Supermicro's X11SC-series motherboards for Intel Xeon E-2100 will also support the new Intel Xeon E-2200 processors with eight different models in Micro-ATX, Mini-ITX, and Wide I/O (WIO) form factors for a variety of end markets. Customers can use these motherboards for entry-level servers, SMB systems, workstations, edge computing, and other appliances. By installing motherboards based on the Intel Xeon E-2200, customers can increase computing power without additional system reconfiguration requirements, whether they are using an optimized Supermicro chassis, or one of their own. The new Intel Xeon E-2200 processors include Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX) for enhanced application code and data security.

"In our reviews, we found the Intel Xeon E-2100 series in Supermicro servers accelerated innovation in the segment at a greater pace than we have seen in almost a decade," said Patrick Kennedy, Editor-in-Chief, ServeTheHome. "Our testing with Supermicro's platforms and the new Intel Xeon E-2200 series processors shows this rapid pace of innovation continuing with even more performance in proven servers and workstations."

The Intel Xeon E-2200 processors will instantly increase the computing capability of selected Supermicro systems across several product families. Enterprise and SMB customers can get more performance out of their entry-level 5019C-series servers and 5039C-series workstations.

Data centers that implement MicroBlade and MicroCloud high-density systems, as well as users of the SuperBlade GPU Blade, will also benefit greatly from the additional cores and higher frequency in their multi-node implementations. As Edge computing continues to grow with IoT and 5G deployments, the Intel Xeon E-2200 processors will enable the addition of more end devices and local processing to support new services with 1019C and 5019C rackmount servers.

For more information, go to https://www.supermicro.com/en/products/xeon-e

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