Intel Launches Rocket Lake Xeon E-2300 Chips

Intel announced the launch of ten Rocket Lake-based CPUs for the server market, marking the

Intel announced the launch of ten Rocket Lake-based CPUs for the server market, marking the first update to its Xeon 2000 series since the release of the previous-gen Coffee Lake-E Xeon E-2200 family in Q2 2019. The CPUs are part of the Intel Xeon E-2300 series, which make up the company’s entry-level, server-bound offerings that aim for stability more than actual benchmark dominance (Intel has validated compatibility with Windows Server 2022 already). The lineup spans from a $182 quad-core Xeon E-2314 up to a $539 eight-core E-2388G, all powered by Intel’s latest Cypress Cove architecture etched onto the 14nm process. 

Being entry-level offerings, these chips are aimed more at small businesses looking to improve or scale their digital infrastructure than they are geared for data centers. For those, Intel has far more powerful and far more costly Ice Lake Xeon Scalable solutions.