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Product Name
Intel® Xeon® Processor D-1520 (6M Cache, 2.20 GHz) Intel® Xeon® Processor D-1540 (12M Cache, 2.00 GHz)
Code Name
Broadwell Broadwell
Processor Number
D-1520 D-1540
Launched Launched
Launch Date
Q1'15 Q1'15
14 nm 14 nm
Recommended Customer Price
$199.00 $581.00
# of Cores
4 8
# of Threads
8 16
Processor Base Frequency
2.20 GHz 2.00 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency
2.60 GHz 2.60 GHz
6 MB 12 MB
45 W 45 W
Supplemental Information
Embedded Options Available
No No
Link Link
Conflict Free
Yes Yes
Product Brief
Link Link
Memory Specifications
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
128 GB 128 GB
Memory Types
Max # of Memory Channels
2 2
ECC Memory Supported
Yes Yes
Graphics Specifications
Processor Graphics
None None
Expansion Options
1S Only 1S Only
PCI Express Revision
2.0/3.0 2.0/3.0
PCI Express Configurations
x4 x8 x16 x4 x8 x16
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
32 32
I/O Specifications
USB Revision
2.0/3.0 2.0/3.0
# of USB Ports
8 8
Total # of SATA Ports
6 6
Integrated LAN
Yes Yes
General Purpose IO
Yes Yes
Yes Yes
Networking Specifications
SFI Interface
No No
KR Interface
No No
KR4 Interface
No No
KX Interface
No No
KX4 Interface
No No
No No
No No
Yes Yes
Package Specifications
Sockets Supported
Max CPU Configuration
1 1
80°C 80°C
Package Size
37.5mm x 37.5mm 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Low Halogen Options Available
Advanced Technologies
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
2.0 2.0
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Yes Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Yes Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Yes Yes
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Yes Yes
Intel® TSX-NI
Yes Yes
Intel® 64
Yes Yes
Instruction Set
64-bit 64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions
AVX 2.0 AVX 2.0
Idle States
Yes Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Yes Yes
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Yes Yes
Intel® Data Protection Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions
Yes Yes
Secure Key
Yes Yes
Intel® Platform Protection Technology
Trusted Execution Technology
Yes Yes
Execute Disable Bit
Yes Yes
OS Guard
Yes Yes