Intel® Server Products for Media and Graphics

Intel® Server Products for Media and Graphics

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Speed up Your Media and
Graphics Solutions


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Combining the Graphics of the Intel® Xeon® Processor E3 and the Power of the Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 on One System

The Intel® Visual Compute Accelerator brings 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) media processing capabilities to Intel® Xeon® processor E5 platforms. The Intel® Visual Compute Accelerator card integrates three Intel® Xeon® E3 processors with Intel® IrisTM Pro graphics and Intel® Media Server Studio-enabled hardware accelerated video processing into a PCIe* card form factor that fits into Intel® Xeon® processor E5-based servers.

Specifically designed for High Definition (HD) and 4K UHD media processing with High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) and high-density Advanced Video Coding (AVC) transcoding solutions with this card you can offer your cloud and communication service provider customers a customizable solution that can:

  • Offer fast transcoding for video into multiple formats and bit rates reducing the amount of time needed to process the video inputs
  • Reduce the amount of storage needed for those multiple formats through higher compression processing
  • Allow for real time transcoding into multiple formats from the stored format, reducing the need to store all possible media formats
  • Reduces the amount of network bandwidth needed (lower bit rates) at better video quality by compressing the video prior to transmission

The Intel® Visual Compute Accelerator is uniquely capable of supporting the different media processing solutions as it contains three Intel Xeon processor E3 v4 with Intel Iris Pro Graphics P6300; placing these three processors on a Gen3 x16 PCIe card provides high throughput and low latency when moving data to and from the card.

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Key Benefits

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Industry Leading Performance & Cost per Transcode Channel

  • Real-time HEVC transcode performance delivered at low cost and power

Fits within Intel® Xeon® processor E5 infrastructure

  • Multiple 1U and 2U Intel® Server System options as well as ecosystem partner platforms from Dell*, Supermicro*, Gigabyte*,Colfax*, AMAX*, and Advantech*
  • PCIe Gen3 x16 enables fast communication with the Intel Visual Compute Accelerator

Flexible and Portable Software Architecture

  • Full access to integrated processor and graphics cores for the best performance and quality
  • Strong ISV ecosystem including Vantrix*, Ateme*, Ittiam*, Haivision*, Vanguard Video*, ArcSoft*, and others, for ease of solution deployment

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Reseller Lower TCO

speedThis flexible offering creates an opportunity for the channel and distributors with evolving ISV and other customer needs to media and graphics capabilities in a single PCIe add-in card fully validated and optimized for Intel® Products, Intel® Server Products and ecosystem partners (including Dell, Supermicro, and Advantech). Get to market faster and reliably based on innovative Intel technologies you can trust.

Reseller benefits:

  • Lower total cost-of-ownership
  • Fully validated and optimized for media solutions
  • Ease of deployment and performance tuning to required customer environments
  • Easy system integration, validation, and world-class support

Reseller value

Deliver Media and Graphics solutions to customers faster by focusing resources on your unique value-add— software, services and support, while you leverage the Intel brand, its quality and reliability.

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How to order



End User

Sold through the normal distributors purchasing process, the same way other Intel® Server Products are sold to distributors today.

For questions contact your Intel sales representative.

Sold through the normal purchasing process, similar to how other Intel® Server Products are sold to resellers today.

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Work with your OEMs, Intel® Authorized Distributor or Intel® sales representative.

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Sold through the OEMs’ normal purchasing channel, the same way other Intel® Server Products are purchased today.

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Sold through the Intel Authorized Distributors to OEMs via the normal purchasing process.

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