New server chips offer up to 80 percent better performance and up to 80 percent lower total cost of ownership than competing RISC architectures.
With no expected delays in Intel’s server and workstation “tick tock” roadmap for the next several years, and a ARM replacing AMD as a chief competitor, what will Intel’s flagship Xeon chip look like?
What does the future hold for the mainstream Xeon processor line? Will it face the roadmap uncertainties of off-the-shelf desktop CPUs for the next year or two?
The six-core HEDT Sandy Bridge-E Core i7 was in fact a large eight-core Sandy Bridge-EP Xeon E5 with two cores and outside QPI turned off. What about its upcoming Ivy Bridge-E follow on?
Today at its data center event in San Francisco, Intel’s Diane Bryant, who runs the company’s enterprise CPU business, announced a couple of new upcoming products aimed at keeping Intel’s dominance in the high margin server market.