INTEL PACKS MORE HORSEPOWER IN ITS MONSTER 22-CORE PROCESSOR

(Summary)

Intel's taken its fastest server chip, the top-line 22-core Xeon E5-2699 v4 chip, and made some tweaks to squeeze out more CPU performance. It has created a new chip called the 22-core Xeon E5-2699A v4, which is about 5 percent faster.

While 5 percent may sound like a small number, it's big for those installing thousands of servers running on the chips. Four-socket servers can have up to 88 CPU cores and run up a 20 percent gain in performance improvements.

The new chip could also be used in workstations with the latest GPUs to create VR content or run engineering applications like SolidWorks.

 

Source: http://www.itnews.com/article/3142049/cpu-processors/intel-packs-more-horsepower-in-its-monster-22-core-processor.html