Intel teases next-gen 56C/112T CPUs for 2020 still on 14nm

On the eve of AMD’s launch of its EPYC Rome CPUs, competitor Intel has announced that its future Intel Xeon Cooper Lake family of CPUs will have server versions with up to 56C/112T of power.

Intel detailed the future of its Xeon Scalable platform at its Data-Centric Innovation Summit that it’s bringing its 56C/112T Xeon Platinum 9200 family to Cooper Lake. The reason? For the new bfloat16 instructions mixed with the high 28-core count CPU as well as the new Cooper Lake CPUs being socketed versus BGA only.

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