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    Intel Xeon E-2100 Coffee Lake processor family announced

    There are ten new four- and six-core processors targeted at entry-level workstations.
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    Re: Intel Xeon E-2100 Coffee Lake processor family announced

    So what is this, an upgrade to the Xeon-W, a cannibalisation of the i9 Kaby Lake range or under performing last gen tweaked E3s?

    This range doesn't make much sense to me, a Xeon E3 with UHD with 6/12 and 2 channel ECC? Is this an upgraded Skylake-X with ECC support?

    Makes very little sense to me...

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    Re: Intel Xeon E-2100 Coffee Lake processor family announced

    Quote Originally Posted by Tabbykatze View Post
    So what is this, an upgrade to the Xeon-W, a cannibalisation of the i9 Kaby Lake range or under performing last gen tweaked E3s?

    This range doesn't make much sense to me, a Xeon E3 with UHD with 6/12 and 2 channel ECC? Is this an upgraded Skylake-X with ECC support?

    Makes very little sense to me...
    These are the replacement line for the Xeon E3 CPUs which were consumer socket based Xeons.

    Interestingly enough there are 4C/8T options too.


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    Re: Intel Xeon E-2100 Coffee Lake processor family announced

    Its Coffee lake with ECC Support
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    Re: Intel Xeon E-2100 Coffee Lake processor family announced

    4 core 4 thread for $193 ....

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    Re: Intel Xeon E-2100 Coffee Lake processor family announced

    Quote Originally Posted by lumireleon View Post
    4 core 4 thread for $193 ....
    But ECC

    Edit: One thing I've just though of, the Ryzen series all have ECC support so you could get a 4C/4T Ryzen 2300X (when release comes about) that may have a comparable capability but for far less. The only benefits I can see of the Xeons are the AVX-512 Instruction Set (which I can't wait till something more open source takes over and shafts Intel).
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    Re: Intel Xeon E-2100 Coffee Lake processor family announced

    Quote Originally Posted by Tabbykatze View Post
    So what is this, an upgrade to the Xeon-W, a cannibalisation of the i9 Kaby Lake range or under performing last gen tweaked E3s?

    This range doesn't make much sense to me, a Xeon E3 with UHD with 6/12 and 2 channel ECC? Is this an upgraded Skylake-X with ECC support?

    Makes very little sense to me...
    They typo'd Xeon E3 1200 series. And then stuck with it because bigger numbers must sound cooler. It's basically E3-1200 v7 under a different name. Same LGA1151 "consumer" socket, nothing like the -X, -E, -EX, or -EP series.

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    Re: Intel Xeon E-2100 Coffee Lake processor family announced

    Quote Originally Posted by Tabbykatze View Post
    But ECC

    Edit: One thing I've just though of, the Ryzen series all have ECC support so you could get a 4C/4T Ryzen 2300X (when release comes about) that may have a comparable capability but for far less. The only benefits I can see of the Xeons are the AVX-512 Instruction Set (which I can't wait till something more open source takes over and shafts Intel).
    My understanding is that they dont have ECC support, they just dont have support disabled. So it isnt "certified" and tested to work with ECC, but with the right motherboard it will work anyway.

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