By Bruce Wagner

Date: Jun 8 at 12:30 PM Central Time

Dell Tech Center Blog (EXTERNAL)


Dell PowerEdge R930 servers are now available with the Intel Xeon Processor E7-8800/4800 v4 product family (formerly code-named “Broadwell-EX”).


Benchmarking of the PowerEdge R930 server confirms that it delivers the full potential of the new architecture by attaining world records on several SAP business transactional benchmarks including the SAP-SD two-tier (Linux) Sales and Distribution metric

Claim based on best published four-processor, two-tier SAP SD* Standard Application Benchmark result using the Linux* operating system published at as of 6 June 2016. New configuration: Dell PowerEdge* R930 platform with four Intel® Xeon® processor E7-8890 v4 (24 cores, 48 threads), Red Hat* Enterprise Linux* 7.2, SAP Sybase ASE* 16, SAP Enhancement Package 5 for SAP ERP* 6.0, number of SAP SD* benchmark users: 41,450. Source: SAP SD two-tier certification number 2016028.


Also see how the R930’s new E7v4 processors with their additional and higher throughput Broadwell architecture cores deliver an impressive 43% improvement over our previous R930 offering according to the industry standard linpack benchmark. Think what that could mean for HPC workload productivity.

To learn more about this and other R930 performance records, please visit Intel’s own world record leader board web page  


See the full whitepaper on Dell TechCenter for test configuration, methodology and findings.