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Roundup of server vendors selling new Xeon processors

It’s only two years late, but the fourth generation of Xeon Scalable processors, aka Sapphire Rapids, is hits the ground continuouslywhere every major OEM offers new servers with the chips.

The fourthth The Gen Xeon Scalable is notable because it contains a number of special computing engines in addition to its x86 cores, and it also has lots of cores; up to 60. One of the special engines is for AI acceleration, as Intel is determined to make the CPU viable as an AI processor instead of GPUs. So not surprisingly, many of the new servers are built with AI processing in mind.

All the servers support the latest technologies found in 4th Gen Xeon Scalable: DDR5 memoryPCI Express 5 connections and CXL 1.1 memory pooling.

Here is the list.

Dell Technologies

Dell Technologies introduced a total of 13 PowerEdge servers covering enterprise data centers, large public clouds and edge locations in rack, tower and multi-node designs. They come with Dell Smart Flow, a new feature in the Dell Smart Cooling suite that increases airflow and reduces fan power by up to 52% compared to previous generation servers.

Dell claims its PowerEdge R760 delivers up to 2.9x greater AI inference with the new Xeon Scalable processors, while the PowerEdge R760 also offers up to 20% increase in VDI users and over 50% more SAP Sales & Distribution users on one server compared to the previous generation.

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