Xeon is a brand of x86 microprocessors designed and manufactured by Intel Corporation. In 1988 Intel released the first microprocessor using the name Xeon.
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A 450 MHz Pentium II Xeon with a 512 kB L2 cache. The cartridge cover has been removed.
Intel Xeon E3-1241 v3 CPU, sitting atop the inside part of its retail box that contains an OEM fan-cooled heatsink
Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3 CPU, pin side
Intel Xeon E5-1650 v3 CPU; its retail box contains no OEM heatsink