Xeon-W

Aside from Comet Lake vPro being announced today, Intel is also lifting the lid on a new series of processors: W-1200. This line of parts are analogous to Intel’s 10th Gen Comet Lake consumer hardware, but with support for dual channel ECC DDR4-2933 memory, up to 128 GB. These new parts will not work in the Z490 motherboards just released onto the market, they will require new W480 motherboards – we know that most of the motherboard vendors are planning to support the platform. These CPUs are also part of the vPro line when paired with W480, supporting Intel Hardware Shield, but otherwise have similar specifications to the consumer parts. Intel 10th Gen Comet Lake vPro Workstation AnandTech Cores Base Freq TB2 1C TB2 nT TB3 1C TVB 1C TVB nT TDP (W) IGP Price W-1290P 10C/20T 3.7 ? 4.8 5.2 5.3 4.9 125 P630 $539 W-1290 10C/20T 3.2 ? 4.6 5.1 5.2 4.7 80 P630 $494 W-1290T 10C/20T 1.9 ? 3.8 4.7 - - 35 P630 $494 W-1270P 8C/16T 3.8 ? 4.7 5.1 - - 125 P630 $428 W-1270 8C/16T 3.4 ? 4.7 5.0 - - 80 P630 $362 W-1250P 6C/12T 4.1 ? 4.5 - - - 125 P630 $311 W-1250 6C/12T 3.3 ? 4.4 - - - 80 P630 $255 The top of the line W-1290P offers the same specifications...

The Supermicro X11SPA-T Review: An Impressive Cascade Lake Workstation Motherboard

Not all motherboards are created equal. Compared to consumer hardware, prosumer level options with workstations opt for different peripheral features, but ultimately it comes down to support. The Supermicro...

32 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/24/2020

GIGABYTE Unveils MU71-SU0 and MD71-HB0 Xeon Motherboards For Professionals

Outside of the plethora of AMD-related announcements of late, GIGABYTE has announced a pair of Intel motherboards for its workstation and server board users. The GIGABYTE MU71-SU0 is designed...

7 by Gavin Bonshor on 12/23/2019

Apple’s 2019 Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR Will Be Available in December

Alongside today's 16-inch MacBook Pro announcement, Apple has also confirmed that their long-awaited redesign of the Mac Pro, which has been due this fall, will be launching next month. Apple’s...

18 by Anton Shilov on 11/13/2019

HP Launches Z6 G4 Workstation with Intel Xeon Scalable & Quadro RTX 6000

HP has started sales of its fourth-generation Z6 workstation, which pack one or two of Intel’s Xeon Scalable processor, NVIDIA’s Quadro RTX graphics cards, as well as up to...

14 by Anton Shilov on 7/17/2019

ASUS Dominus Extreme BIOS has Cascade Lake Xeon W-3275 & W-3275M Support

ASUS has released a new BIOS version 0601 for its ROG Dominus Extreme motherboard that ‘improves PCIe compatibility’ when using Intel’s latest Xeon W processors based on the Cascade...

2 by Anton Shilov on 7/11/2019

Intel Cascade Lake Xeon W-3200 Launched: Server Socket, 64 PCIe 3.0 lanes

One of the quiet announcements that came out of Apple’s new Mac Pro announcement was the launch of Intel’s next generation Xeon W processors. Aside from being completely under...

60 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 6/10/2019

EVGA SR-3 Dark Motherboard: LGA3647 For Intel Xeon W-3175X

At Computex 2019, EVGA displayed an LGA-3647 C621 motherboard designed for the Intel Xeon W-3175X 28-core processor, the EVGA SR-3 Dark. The new EVGA SR-3 Dark follows on the...

17 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/29/2019

BOXX APEXX W4X With Xeon W-3175X, and APEXX W8R Server with 8 GPUs

At the NAB trade show BOXX unleashed its new Intel Xeon W-3175X equipped workstation, the APEXX W4X. Also on display at NAB 2019 was its new GPU-acceleration focused server...

10 by Gavin Bonshor on 4/18/2019

EKWB Water Blocks (CPU and VRM) for the ASUS ROG Dominus Extreme

EKWB has introduced CPU and VRM water blocks for the ASUS ROG Dominus Extreme motherboard, the motherboard designed to take on board Intel's overclockable 28-core Xeon W-3175X. The products...

3 by Anton Shilov on 3/29/2019

The GIGABYTE MW51-HP0 Motherboard Review: Consumer Meets Workstation for Xeon W

The GIGABYTE MW51-HP0 is a CEB form-factor motherboard that is aimed at users looking to build a professional workstation on the Intel C422 chipset with support for Xeon W...

33 by Gavin Bonshor on 3/6/2019

EKWB Launches EK-Annihilator Pro Water Blocks for Intel’s Xeon W-3175X

EKWB has introduced its EK-Annihilator Pro water block, a new, high-end water block that's designed for use with Intel's Xeon W-3175X extreme workstation processor. As the company is intending...

4 by Anton Shilov on 3/5/2019

GIGABYTE's W-3175X Motherboard Named: C621 Aorus Extreme

GIGABYTE has just lifted the lid on its latest entry into the workstation space with an extreme flavor: the GIGABYTE C621 Aorus Extreme. The new board is one of...

0 by Gavin Bonshor on 2/26/2019

Newegg Lists ASUS ROG Dominus Extreme Motherboard, More Xeon CPUs Supported

One of the interesting elements to Intel’s unlocked 28-core Xeon W-3175 processor launch was that the motherboard options to support this processor were minimal. At present only ASUS and...

9 by Ian Cutress on 2/16/2019

Asetek Launches 690LX-PN Cooler for Xeon W-3175X: Up to 500 W

Asetek has introduced one of the industry’s first closed-loop liquid cooling solutions specifically designed for Intel’s 28-core Xeon W-3175X processor for extreme workstations. The 690LX-PN cooler can dissipate up...

17 by Anton Shilov on 1/30/2019

The Intel Xeon W-3175X Review: 28 Unlocked Cores, $2999

Intel has always ensured that its high-end server platforms, one where multiple CPUs can act as a single system, have the highest core count processors. These servers go into...

136 by Ian Cutress on 1/30/2019

Xeon W-3175X Roundup: Intel’s 28-Core at CES 2019

Last year Intel unveiled a ’28-core’ processor aimed more towards enthusiasts and professionals rather than for servers. Despite the initial demo having a tenuous overclock and setup, we were...

31 by Ian Cutress on 1/22/2019

CES 2019: $900 InWin 928 Chassis for Intel's 28-Core Xeon W-3175X

The emerging category of extreme workstations has brought with it a new market for larger PC cases better suited for housing this high-end equipment. To that end, at CES...

9 by Anton Shilov on 1/17/2019

The Price of Intel’s Unlocked 28-Core Xeon W-3175X: OEM Tells us ‘around $8k’

In perhaps a very unexpected turn of events, one of our first meetings at CES has heralded an important nugget of information.

29 by Ian Cutress on 1/6/2019

ASUS Shows Off ROG Dominus Extreme Motherboard For Xeon W-3175X 28-Core CPU

On Monday Intel officially announced its new 28-core processor designed for extreme workstations, the Xeon W-3175X. The chip uses the company's high-end Xeon workstation/server sock, LGA3647, and as a...

26 by Gavin Bonshor on 10/9/2018

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