Intel’s Ivy Bridge-EP series is one of their flagship series and the Intel Xeon 2697 V2 is one impressive chip with 12 cores and 30MB of L3 cache. Pricing for the whole lineup and benchmarks for the Xeon 2697 V2 chip have been leaked.
The pricing you see below shows us the complete Ivy Bridge-EP series which starts at the $230 Xeon E5-2603 V2 and ends with the almost $3000 Xeon E5-2697 V2.
Tom’s Hardware put the Ivy Bridge-EP Xeon 2697 V2 up against Sandy Bridge-EP, Ivy Bridge-E, Haswell, Ivy Bridge, Sandy Bridge, Sandy Bridge-E, and AMD Vishera and Trinity processors. Looking at the results below the Ivy Bridge-EP performs great at some tasks and just a little ahead in others.