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Chip Shot: Intel Boosts Cloud Processing Power for Amazon Web Services

Today at Amazon’s re:Invent conference, Intel announced a customized Intel® Xeon® E5 v3 processor designed for their unique use case to deliver the best performance for Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers using the new C4 instance. Get more information on the AWS EC2 instances here. Intel Xeon E5 v3 processors are built on Intel’s 22nm process technology and feature a new micro architecture. The Intel Xeon E5 V3 product family offers performance increases of up to 3x over the previous generation to handle the compute requirements of the most extensive cloud service workloads.