Chip Shot: Intel® Xeon® Processor E7 Continues to Break Price/Performance Records

Since its introduction in February, the Intel® Xeon® processor E7 v2 family has experienced record-breaking results with up to 50 percent price/performance savings when compared with the best published RISC system running mission-critical applications. With in-memory analytical capabilities and up to 6TB of memory in a 4-socket server, businesses have benefited from real-time actionable insight for faster decision-making. New benchmark results from our partners including HP, Microsoft and Fujitsu1 show unprecedented levels of performance, and Intel-based systems now lead on price/performance for all TPC-H benchmarks.

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The TPC Benchmark* (TPC-H) is a decision support benchmark. This benchmark illustrates decision support systems that examine large volumes of data, execute queries with a high degree of complexity, and give answers to critical business questions.