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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Intel Xeon Processor 5600 Series

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Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Intel Xeon Processor 5600 Series. The last day to order the affected product(s) is June 18, 2014. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) as shown in Table 1 of the EoL bulletin. Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the affected product(s).Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement. For customers with active and paid service and support contracts, support will be available under the terms and conditions of customers' service contract.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Intel Xeon Processor 5600 Series




End-of-Life Announcement Date

The date the document that announces the end of sale and end of life of a product is distributed to the general public.

December 18, 2013

End-of-Sale Date

The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.

June 18, 2014

Last Ship Date:

The last-possible ship date that can be requested of Cisco and/or its contract manufacturers. Actual ship date is dependent on lead time.

September 16, 2014

End of SW Maintenance Releases Date:

The last date that Cisco Engineering may release any final software maintenance releases or bug fixes. After this date, Cisco Engineering will no longer develop, repair, maintain, or test the product software.

June 18, 2015

End of Routine Failure Analysis Date:

The last-possible date a routine failure analysis may be performed to determine the cause of hardware product failure or defect.

June 18, 2015

End of New Service Attachment Date:

For equipment and software that is not covered by a service-and-support contract, this is the last date to order a new service-and-support contract or add the equipment and/or software to an existing service-and-support contract.

June 18, 2015

End of Service Contract Renewal Date:

The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product.

September 13, 2018

Last Date of Support:

The last date to receive applicable service and support for the product as entitled by active service contracts or by warranty terms and conditions. After this date, all support services for the product are unavailable, and the product becomes obsolete.

June 30, 2019

HW = Hardware OS SW = Operating System Software App. SW = Application Software

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description


3.33GHz Xeon X5680 130W CPU/12MB cache/DDR3 1333MHz


2.93GHz Xeon X5670 95W CPU/12MB cache/DDR3 1333MHz


2.66GHz Xeon X5650 95W CPU/12MB cache/DDR3 1333MHz


2.26GHz Xeon L5640 60W CPU/12MB cache/DDR3 1333MHz


2.13GHz Xeon L5630 40W CPU/12M cache/4C


1.86GHz Xeon L5609 40W CPU/12M cache/4C


2.66GHz Xeon E5640 80W CPU/12MB cache/DDR3 1066MHz


2.40GHz Xeon E5620 80W CPU/12MB cache/DDR3 1066MHz


Intel Xeon X5690 3.46GHz /6c/130W/12MB cache/DDR3 1333MHz


Intel Xeon X5675 3.06GHz /6c/95W/12MB cache/DDR3 1333MHz


Intel Xeon X5649 2.53GHz /6c/80W/12MB cache/DDR3 1066MHz


Intel Xeon E5606 2.13GHz /4c/80W/8MB cache/DDR3 1066MHz


2.40 GHz E5645/80W 6C/12M Cache/DDR3 1333MHz


3.60 GHz X5687 130W 4C / 12M Cache / DDR3 1333MHz

Product Migration Options

There is no replacement available for the Intel Xeon Processor 5600 Series at this time.
Customers may be able to use the Cisco Technology Migration Program (TMP) where applicable to trade-in eligible products and receive credit toward the purchase of new Cisco equipment. For more information about Cisco TMP, customers should work with their Cisco Partner or Cisco account team. Cisco Partners can find additional TMP information on Partner Central at
Customers may be able to continue to purchase Intel Xeon Processor 5600 Series through the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program. Refurbished units may be available in limited supply for sale in certain countries on a first-come, first-served basis until the Last Date of Support has been reached. For information about the Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment program, go to:
Service prices for Cisco products are subject to change after the product End of Sale date
The Cisco Takeback and Recycle program helps businesses dispose properly of surplus products that have reached their end of useful life. The program is open to all business users of Cisco equipment and its associated brands and subsidiaries. For more information, go to:

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