Intel IVB-EP Xeon E5-2600 v2 series dual processor server already has up to 12 cores, which is expected to be available in the third quarter of next generation, Haswell-EP E5-2600 v3- 14 more will be added to the core, but also first DDR4 memory support, and derived a new generation of enthusiast desktop platforms Haswell-E, up to 8-core, support for DDR4.

The first real Sample of Intel Haswell-EP:12-core clocked at 2.5GHz and DDR4 Support

Engineering samples of the Haswell-EP 3-4 early last month provides for a partnership, leaking natural inevitable, now on eBay  it is impressively people began to auction the new U.

The auctioneer did not give much specific information, saying only that there are 12 core samples Fengyun, clocked at 2.5GHz, QDF number QDD13, Intel is indeed genuine, but stressed that now is not the E5-2696 v2.

Haswell-EP sample

Haswell-EP sample

From the top you can see the heat is common in the sample ” Intel Confidential “,” ES “words, QDD3 number, 2.5GHz frequency is also very clear, “C313” is that it manufactured the first 13 weeks in 2013, also that is the end of March last year.

“R3” on the lower left corner of the substrate on behalf of its package, which is LGA2011-3, which is also consistent with previous messages. It is a new variant LGA2011 interface, is not compatible with the current X79 platform, the need for new X99 motherboard on the desktop.

Learned the news from other sources show that the number QDD3 processor does have 12 cores and supports Hyper-Threading (24 logical cores), clocked at 2.5GHz, Turbo Boost highest 3GHz, three-level cache 30MB, support for four memory Channel DDR4-2133. Core revision A0, belonging to the earliest test products, fully represent the final specifications.

Fengyun artifact currently sold only $ 650, the absolute value, but the problem is that you can not find the first light of its motherboard.

Haswell-EP sample

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