Ivy Bridge-EP is the codename used to refer to the latest Xeon E5 v2 series of central processing units from Intel, the ones made for servers. Here are the four models that will be found in embedded devices (the computers used in cars, stores, arcades, etc.).
The new Intel chips, according to CPU World
, are all compatible with Socket LGA 2011 motherboards and possess Hyper Threading technology, as well as Turbo Boost dynamic overclocking with one exception.
Said exception is the 6-core, 12-thread Xeon E5-2618L v2. A 2 GHz chip with 15 MB L3 cache memory, DDR3-1333 memory support, 50W TDP, and a price of $520 / €384.
The CPU right above it, performance-wise, is the 8-core, 16-thread Xeon E5-2628L v2, with 1.9 / 2.4 GHz clock, 20 MB cache, DDR3-1600 memory, 70W TDP, and a price of $1,000 / €738.
The third CPU is the Xeon E5-2648L v2, with 10 cores, 20 threads, 1.9 / 2.5 GHz clock, 25 MB cache, DDR3-1866 memory controller, and 70W TDP. It is priced at $1,218 / €898.
Finally, the Xeon E5-2658 v2 is similar to the one above, but operates at 2.4 / 3 GHz and has a TDP of 95W. Its price is of $1,440 / €1,062.