Intel® Visual Compute Accelerator 2 (Intel® VCA 2)

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Product Collection
Add-in Cards
Launch Date
Expected Discontinuance
Last Order
Saturday, August 1, 2020
EOL Announce
Monday, May 11, 2020
Last Receipt Attributes
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Sockets Supported
235 W

Supplemental Information

Full height, full width, near full length PCIe add-in card for media transcode and graphics rendering.
235W TDP.
Comprised of 3 x Intel® Xeon® processors E3-1585L v5


Key Features

Designed to deliver graphics-intensive workloads such as 3D CAD and cloud gaming applications. Three Intel® Xeon® processor E3-1500 v5. Built around the energy efficient Intel® Iris® Pro graphics P580.

  • Equips Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor and Intel® Xeon® processor E5-based platforms with powerful rendering performance of P580 Iris® Pro graphics and ultra-fast media transcode performance of Intel® Quick Sync Video
  • Full complement of bare metal operating systems for the on-board Intel® Xeon® processor E3-1500 v5 nodes for application software support across multiple market segments: CentOS* 7.x, Windows* 10, Windows Server* 2016
  • PCIe* x8 to each of the three on-board Intel® Xeon® processor E3-1500L v5 nodes supports highly bandwidth intensive media ingest
  • Multiple 1U and 2U server system options and a strong ISV ecosystem for ease of solution deployment

Target Applications

  • Intel® VCA 2 is ideal for delivering HD and UHD video from media clouds, and for delivering complex 3D applications from HPC clouds and secure data centers
  • Remotely provisioned graphics
  • Remote gaming
  • Live, just-in-time, OTT video consumption and creation
  • Multi-party calling with Intel® Collaboration Suite for WebRTC (Intel® CS for WebRTC)

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Product and Performance Information

This feature may not be available on all computing systems. Please check with the system vendor to determine if your system delivers this feature, or reference the system specifications (motherboard, processor, chipset, power supply, HDD, graphics controller, memory, BIOS, drivers, virtual machine monitor-VMM, platform software, and/or operating system) for feature compatibility. Functionality, performance, and other benefits of this feature may vary depending on system configuration.