Intel retires several Xeon processors

Intel retires several Xeon processors

The launch of the new Intel Xeon E7 v4 processors last week has turned into a death sentence for several older Xeon chips for the LGA 2011-1 socket. According to Intel, the company will stop releasing Xeon E7 v2 processors for the same socket.

These chips are based on the now old Ivy Bridge core and were launched in February 2014. They have up to 15 processing cores and are designed to work in servers that can house up to eight processors (in some cases up to 32 chips are also possible). One of the reasons for the retirement of the Xeon E7 v2 family is their lack of support for DDR4 memory. Here are the chips that are retired – Xeon E7-2850 v2, E7-2870 v2, E7-2880 v2, E7-2890 v2, E7-2800 v2, E7-4809 v2, E7-4820 v2, E7-4830 v2, E7-4850 v2, E7-4860 v2, E7-4870 v2, E7-4880 v2, E7-4890 v2, E7-8850 v2, E7-8857 v2, E7-8870 v2, E7-8880 v2, E7-8880Lv2, E7-8890 v2, E7-8891 v2 and E7-8893 v2.

Intel will accept orders for these processors until December 2016 with the last shipment date set for June 2019. By then these chips will have surely been forgotten.

Source: Intel

Related posts

Digitize Video for Easter: MAGIX Rescues VHS to DVD for Enjoyment over the Holidays

It takes time to digitize video, since transferring from VHS to DVD is only possible by playing back the entire cassette material. It's not an absolute must that users watch a 90 minute long film from the first to the last take, but the analog material must appear at least...

Toshiba reveals Satellite C660 and Satellite Pro C660 notebooks

Two new Satellite models was added today from Toshiba to their laptop line-up, the new machines are suitable for daily routine work and will be available in the fourth quarter of 2010 throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa. The Satellite C660 and his brother Pro C660 weigh around 2.54 kg...

ITG launches xpPhone 2 in China

ITG has succeeded in launching a new Microsoft based smartphone in China, named xpPhone 2. First rumors about the new device surfaced back in the fall of 2011and now ITG has finally taken it to the market. The xpPhone 2 is the descendant of the less than successful ITG xpPhone but this time...

Leave a comment