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Intel Mostly Cancels Cooper Lake: Is This Good News for 10nm?

Intel Mostly Cancels Cooper Lake: Is This Good News for 10nm?

Intel's Cooper Lake may be partially canceled, with new Ice Lake servers moving up to take its place. Cooper Lake will be limited to the 4-socket and 8-socket server markets. The post Intel Mostly
Ampere Altra ARM CPUs Launch with Up to 80 Cores to Challenge Xeon, Epyc

Ampere Altra ARM CPUs Launch with Up to 80 Cores to Challenge Xeon, Epyc

ARM-based server startup Ampere has launched the next generation of its data center SoC. The Altra packs up to 80 cores, runs at 3GHz, and is intended to compete with the best of what Intel and AMD
Intel Refreshes Cascade Lake Xeons: Significantly Lower Pricing, Higher Core Counts

Intel Refreshes Cascade Lake Xeons: Significantly Lower Pricing, Higher Core Counts

Intel introduced a wave of new Xeon Scalable parts based on Cascade Lake. The new chips are a significant improvement on the old in terms of cost per core. The post Intel Refreshes Cascade Lake
Intel, AMD Both Claim Wins Based on New Market Share Data

Intel, AMD Both Claim Wins Based on New Market Share Data

Mercury Research has released its market share and sales estimates for the x86 market, with good news for both Intel and AMD. The post Intel, AMD Both Claim Wins Based on New Market Share Data
Rumor: Intel Prepping Xeon Cascade Lake Refresh to Fight AMD Epyc

Rumor: Intel Prepping Xeon Cascade Lake Refresh to Fight AMD Epyc

Intel may be preparing to cut prices on its Cascade Lake Xeons, with a midstream refresh. The post Rumor: Intel Prepping Xeon Cascade Lake Refresh to Fight AMD Epyc appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Intel Discontinues Some Cascade Lake CPUs to Fight Off AMD’s Epyc

Intel Discontinues Some Cascade Lake CPUs to Fight Off AMD’s Epyc

Intel is substantially reducing the price of its high-memory Xeon parts, and killing off the midrange tier altogether. The post Intel Discontinues Some Cascade Lake CPUs to Fight Off AMD’s Epyc
AMD’s Ryzen 9 3990X 64-Core CPU to Cost Just $4,000, Launches Feb. 7

AMD’s Ryzen 9 3990X 64-Core CPU to Cost Just $4,000, Launches Feb. 7

AMD has announced the price on its 64-core Threadripper 3990X. Believe it or not, the CPU is a steal compared with what a company typically charges for a part like this. The post AMD’s Ryzen 9 3990X
AMD Promises New Architecture for Zen 3, Adopts Intel Tick-Tock Model

AMD Promises New Architecture for Zen 3, Adopts Intel Tick-Tock Model

AMD has had an incredible 2019, but the company isn't slowing down. There are major improvements planned for Zen 3. The post AMD Promises New Architecture for Zen 3, Adopts Intel Tick-Tock Model
Intel Refreshes Xeon W, Unveils Cascade Lake HEDT Specs, Cuts CPU Prices

Intel Refreshes Xeon W, Unveils Cascade Lake HEDT Specs, Cuts CPU Prices

Intel has a number of new announcements today, including additional details on Cascade Lake X, price cuts for the "KF" CPU family, and data on the new Xeon W refresh. The post Intel Refreshes Xeon W,

Intel's workstation X-series chips are a bit faster and much cheaper

Following a leak last week, Intel has officially revealed performance figures and other data for its 18-core i9 Extreme Edition and other 9th-gen X-Series chips. As we already knew, the 10-, 12-, 14-
AMD’s Server Market Share Could More Than Double by the End of 2020

AMD’s Server Market Share Could More Than Double by the End of 2020

Prior to the launch of its 7nm Epyc CPUs, AMD's total server market share had edged upwards to ~3.4 percent. Now that 7nm hardware is in-market, there are reports that AMD is gaining market share more
AMD Delays 3rd Gen Threadripper, 16-Core Ryzen 9 3950X Until November

AMD Delays 3rd Gen Threadripper, 16-Core Ryzen 9 3950X Until November

AMD has notified us that it will be delaying the launch of both the third-generation Threadripper and the 3950X while it continues to improve yields and part availability. The post AMD Delays 3rd Gen
AMD Unveils Epyc 7H12: A 280W 7nm Server Core to Rule the Roost

AMD Unveils Epyc 7H12: A 280W 7nm Server Core to Rule the Roost

AMD has launched a new, top-end 64-core chip at the top of its Epyc 7nm server stack: The Epyc 7H12. The post AMD Unveils Epyc 7H12: A 280W 7nm Server Core to Rule the Roost appeared first on
Intel unveils Frontera, the world’s fastest academic supercomputer

Intel unveils Frontera, the world’s fastest academic supercomputer

The Texas Advanced Computing Center's Frontera system, which was jointly developed by Intel and Dell EMC, is one of the world's fastest supercomputers.
Leak Points to Intel Comet Lake Desktops Arriving in 2020: 10 Cores, New Socket

Leak Points to Intel Comet Lake Desktops Arriving in 2020: 10 Cores, New Socket

A new leak suggests Intel Comet Lake will pack up to 10 cores and a 125W TDP in a new LGA1200 socket. The post Leak Points to Intel Comet Lake Desktops Arriving in 2020: 10 Cores, New Socket appeared
AMD Reports Q2 2019 Market Share as Intel Sticks to Its Guns on Pricing

AMD Reports Q2 2019 Market Share as Intel Sticks to Its Guns on Pricing

AMD's market share figures for Q2 2019 are in. Intel, thus far, is keeping its prices steady, even in the face of increased competition. The post AMD Reports Q2 2019 Market Share as Intel Sticks to
Welcome to the Second Golden Age of AMD

Welcome to the Second Golden Age of AMD

AMD is on the cusp of its second golden age. It's about time. The post Welcome to the Second Golden Age of AMD appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Epic Win: AMD’s 64-core 7nm Epyc CPUs Leave Xeon Lying in the Dirt

Epic Win: AMD’s 64-core 7nm Epyc CPUs Leave Xeon Lying in the Dirt

Normally you have to pay to see a beat-down like this. The post Epic Win: AMD’s 64-core 7nm Epyc CPUs Leave Xeon Lying in the Dirt appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Intel Announces Cooper Lake Will Be Socketed, Compatible With Future Ice Lake CPUs

Intel Announces Cooper Lake Will Be Socketed, Compatible With Future Ice Lake CPUs

Intel's upcoming Cooper Lake will be socket-compatible with Ice Lake, with support for up to 56 cores and further enhancements of its AI capabilities. The post Intel Announces Cooper Lake Will Be
Leak Shows AMD Epyc 7742 Slugging it Out With Intel Xeon Platinum 8280

Leak Shows AMD Epyc 7742 Slugging it Out With Intel Xeon Platinum 8280

AMD has kept details about its upcoming Epyc product family remarkably close to its chest. A recent leak (now deleted) at the publicly available Open Benchmarking database shows a tough competition