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Platform Equivalency of Intel Xeon D-15XX and D-21XX



I am new to this forum and new to hardware analysis topics. I am a PKI consultant working on a project which involves performing platform equivalency between Intel Xeon D-15XX and Xeon D-21XX.

Based on my research, Xeon D-21XX uses skydale microarchitecture whereas D-15XX uses Broadwell and 21-XX is a successor of D-15XX, so more robust, efficient than the former. But they use the same instruction sets and no difference in the OS/applications binaries required. I am looking for a more in-depth but easy explanation to conclude that there is no difference in the way both the CPUs handle security functionalities of the OS and any third-party applications installed on the hardware.  





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Hello KSMT,

Thank you for joining the Intel community

In regards to your question, we would like to encourage you to post the technical information you are looking for in the following community site: .

Intel® Xeon® D Processor Product Specifications

They can help you with additional questions about Intel Xeon D Embedded Processors.

Also, if you already know the FAE ( Field Application Engineer ) that corresponds to you, you can contact them to gather more details.

Have a great day.

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Jose A.

Intel Customer Support Technician

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