Intel Xeon® Scalable Processors (3rd Gen)

Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors (3rd Gen) are optimized for cloud, enterprise, HPC, network, security, and IoT workloads with 8 to 40 powerful cores and a wide range of frequency, feature, and power levels. The Xeon® Scalable Processors (3rd Gen) are based on a balanced, efficient architecture that increases core performance, memory, and I/O bandwidth to accelerate diverse workloads from the data center to the edge. Infused with Intel® Crypto Acceleration, these devices increase the performance of encryption-intensive workloads, including SSL web serving, 5G infrastructure, and VPN/ firewalls, while reducing the performance impact of pervasive encryption.


Intel® Xeon® Platinum Processors (3rd Gen) are the foundation for secure, agile, hybrid-cloud data centers. With enhanced hardware-based security and exceptional multi-socket processing performance, these processors are built for mission-critical, real-time analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, high-performance computing (HPC), and multi-cloud workloads.

With trusted, hardware-enhanced data service delivery, the Intel® Xeon® Platinum Processors deliver improvements in I/O, memory, storage, and network technologies to harness actionable insights from our increasingly data-fueled world. Designed for advanced analytics, artificial intelligence, and high-density infrastructure, Intel Xeon Platinum Processors deliver exceptional performance, platform capabilities, and workload acceleration.

With support for high memory speeds, enhanced memory capacity, and up to four-socket scalability, Intel® Xeon® Gold Processors deliver improved performance, hardware-enhanced security, and workload acceleration. These processors are optimized for demanding mainstream data center, multi-cloud compute, and network and storage workloads. With up to four-socket scalability, they are suitable for an expanded range of workloads.


  • Optimized for cloud, AI, enterprise, HPC, network, security, and internet of things (IoT) workloads
  • 8 to 40 cores and a wide range of frequency, feature, and power levels
  • Built-in AI acceleration, supporting end-to-end data science tools and a vast ecosystem of smart-solutions
  • Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX) protects data and application code in real-time from the edge to the data center
  • Memory capacity up to 6 terabytes per processor/socket
  • PCIe-Gen4 support
  • Intel® Crypto Acceleration increases the performance of encryption-intensive workloads
  • Full compatibility with Intel® technologies such as Intel® Optane™ persistent memory and Intel® FPGAs


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Intel Xeon® Scalable Processors (3rd Gen)
Published: 2021-05-10 | Updated: 2023-04-04