Blade Server Comparison – June 2016

With the recent release of the Intel Xeon E5 v4 CPUs, I realized it’s been a year since I’ve updated my blade server comparison chart.  Below is an updated chart to help guide you to the best blade server for your project.  



Here is the full PDF: BladesMadeSimple.com_x86_Blade_Server_Comparison(6.29.16)

If you see any discrepancies in the information within this table, please let me know either in the comments or via email.  Thanks for your support!


Kevin Houston - Founder, BladesMadeSimple.comKevin Houston is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of  He has over 18 years of experience in the x86 server marketplace.  Since 1997 Kevin has worked at several resellers in the Atlanta area, and has a vast array of competitive x86 server knowledge and certifications as well as an in-depth understanding of VMware and Citrix virtualization.  Kevin works for Dell as a Server Sales Engineer covering the Global Enterprise market.


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One thought on “Blade Server Comparison – June 2016

  1. Péter Neumann

    Love to see Synergy, while it is still not on the market how it compares to a c7000 blade chassis with BL servers. Actually lower CPU core to rack and node to rack ratio.

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