Automated Energy Efficiency for the Intelligent Business - Intel® Xeon® Processor 5500 Series Delivers Energy Efficiency Without Compromising Performance
Intel has helped reduce data center power consumption by delivering greater performance in the same power envelope for the past couple of years. The next challenge is to help data centers use energy more efficiently at all times, across all workloads. The Intel® Xeon® processor 5500 series provides a foundation for IT management to refresh existing or design new data centers from the inside out to achieve greater performance while using less energy and space. Data center efficiency starts at the core — with energy-efficient processors and sub-systems to get the most out of each server rack, pedestal or blade. The CPU is the single largest consumer of power in servers today, so refreshing server infrastructure with highly efficient processors can deliver large gains. The Intel Xeon processor 5500 series with Intel® Intelligent Power Technology, delivers up to 50 percent lower idle power. By replacing aging single-core processor-based servers with new, more energy-efficient servers, you can gain capacity to grow and to increase IT performance using fewer servers. The estimated cost savings from energy and other operating cost efficiencies can pay for new servers in a an estimated 8 months.