What is the xeon prefix for server cpu?

Hello sir/madam
I’m looking to buy a xeon cpu for my prototype infrastructure effort but I do not know which xeons to buy. There are so many labels, prefixes, that I do not know what the cpus are meant for but I know that W stands for workstation. Can you help me?

What type of workload are we looking at here?

Are you looking for a complete rundown on Intel’s entire Xeon catalog?

Actually a rundown and I’m looking for datacenter and for gameserver hosting

What motherboard or motherboard chipset are you using/planning to use? Intel has changed the naming schemes for Xeons a few times.

Here’s a link with an overview of how Intel has named their Xeons


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