Extend the life of your Intel 5520 chipset servers with a drop-in processor upgrade. These 6-core Hyper-Threading CPUs are ~65% better performing than popular quad-core Xeon E5520, ~50% better than quad-core Xeon E5620 in a single-processor implementation, and 55-40% better performing in dual-processor configuration.
Genuine Intel Westmere EP SLBV3 silicon
Compatible with 5520 server chipsets (LGA1366) including HP ProLiant G6/G7, Dell PowerEdge 11th Gen, IBM/Lenovo System x M2/M3
VMware EVC Mode L3 “Westmere” (KB article 1003212)
Xeon X5670 2.93GHz 6C HT (SLBV7) also available