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Chip Shot: Say it with Servers: New Xeon Chips Bolster Performance and Security

Intel launched several new Xeon® 5600 processors today, including the six-core Intel® Xeon® processor X5690, which captured 8 new world records for two-socket server performance. Based on the groundbreaking 32 nanometer (nm) process technology, Intel has increased the number of six-core processor offerings with the Xeon® E5649 and E5645 processors, helping more customers achieve a faster return on their investment after refreshing their older servers. These new chips also complete the transition to Xeon® 5600 across the entire server and workstation product line, and strengthen the line of defense for data centers by featuring advanced security features, Intel Trusted Execution Technology (Intel TXT) and Intel Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions (Intel AES-NI). Find out more about how Xeon® processors help solve IT’s biggest challenges.