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Broadwell-E puts 10 cores on tap: Intel launches the Core i7-6950X

Broadwell-E puts 10 cores on tap: Intel launches the Core i7-6950X The top-end Broadwell-E is a 10-core CPU with 25MB of L3 cache (2.58x more for a 10-core CPU than an eight-core chip.

Is Intel’s Core M processor family dead?

Is Intel’s Core M processor family dead? While Core M isn’t absent from product line-ups, it’s certainly not as common.Digital Trends published a recent editorial arguing that “Nobody wants Intel’s Core M processor and Computex proves it.

Intel launches Broadwell-based Xeons with up to 24 cores, 60MB L3 cache, 3D XPoint

These new server processors offer up to 24 cores, 60MB of L3 cache, support for new RAS features, 3D XPoint (when available), and support for 3DS LRDIMMs.While the E7 v4 Xeon includes support for up to 24 cores, we wanted to compare against the Haswell-based E7 v3 family to make an apples-to-apples determination.

Rumors suggest AMD’s Zen servers will pack 32 cores, serious heat

We know that AMD is planning to ramp its Zen family from small form factor systems into large, big-iron servers, but exact product details remain scarce on the ground.According to Fudzilla, AMD’s top-end chip (codenamed Naples) will ship in a 32-core / 64-thread configuration with 64MB of total L3 cache, eight memory controllers, and 128 PCI Express lanes.

Happy 10th birthday to Intel’s Core 2 Duo

Happy 10th birthday to Intel’s Core 2 Duo Ten years ago today, Intel launched the Core 2 Duo.The roots of the Core 2 Duo go back much farther than 2006, though, to the P6 (Pentium Pro) architecture that Intel launched in 1995.

AMD unveils new details for its next-generation 2017 Zen CPU core

AMD unveils new details for its next-generation 2017 Zen CPU core ” That’s the word from AMD, which dropped some new details in a private press event about its forthcoming Zen architecture.The company is also focusing on throughput with Zen, with 8MB L3 cache and a new cache memory hierarchy.

A state of Zen: AMD unveils new architectural details on its latest CPU core

A state of Zen: AMD unveils new architectural details on its latest CPU core One CPU complex (CCX) contains four cores, 2MB of L2 cache (512KB per core), and 8MB of L3 cache.That means AMD’s highest-end consumer Zen contains eight cores and 16MB of L3 cache in total, split into 2x8MB chunks.

Intel Core i5 vs. Core i7: Which processor should you buy?

Intel Core i5 vs. Core i7: Which processor should you buy? ) Older Core i5 / Core i7 chips top out at 32GB of RAM, but Skylake raises this to 64GB for both types of processor.To compare performance between the Core i5 and Core i7 families, I turned to Anandtech’s excellent CPU Bench database.

How much additional performance does Intel’s Kaby Lake refresh deliver?

How much additional performance does Intel’s Kaby Lake refresh deliver? But the broad conclusion is that Kaby Lake delivers a noticeable performance improvement to both CPU and graphics workloads.With Intel serving up the same level of improvement in Kaby Lake, it won’t really change competitive positioning between the two companies.