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Intel’s Spring Crest NNP-L Initial Details

An initial look into Intel’s upcoming Nervana Neural Network Processor (NNP) accelerators.

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Intel Rolls Out Next-Gen Data Center Portfolio; 100 Gigabit Ethernet, Optane DC, Hewitt Lake, and Cascade Lake With Up to 56 Cores

Intel is launching their next-generation data center infrastructure product portfolio including Cascade Lake with up to 56 cores, new lower-power Hewitt Lake processors, Optane DC SSD and persistent memory DIMMs, as well as 100 Gb Ethernet.

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Arm Launches New Neoverse N1 and E1 Server Cores

Affirming their commitment to infrastructure, Arm is launching two new server-grade platforms – the Neoverse N1 and E1. The new platforms are designed to offer new Arm-based high-performance compute and high-throughput performance IP options.

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Samsung Discloses Exynos M4 Changes, Upgrades Support for ARMv8.2, Rearranges The Back-End

Samsung details the initial changes to the Exynos M4 core found in the Exynos 9820 which will be in Samsung’s next-generation Galaxy S10 smartphone.

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Intel Reveals 10nm Sunny Cove Core, a New Core Roadmap, and Teases Ice Lake Chips

Last week Intel disclosed initial details of their next-generation core microarchitecture, Sunny Cove, which will make it into future Ice Lake client and server chips among other products.

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Arm Targets Data Centers with New Roadmaps, Architectures, and Standards

Arm outlines server strategy with an ambitious plan to make a dent in the data center business that is dominated by Intel through standardization and a new roadmap with high-performance ‘server-class’ cores.

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A Look at NEC’s Latest Vector Processor, the SX-Aurora

A look at the NEC SX-Aurora, their latest vector processor – increasing compute while maintaining a high B/F through six HBM2 modules leveraging TSMC 2nd gen CoWoS technology. The SX-Aurora introduces a new form factor, system architecture, and execution model.

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AMD Discloses Initial Zen 2 Details

Following AMD’s recent Zen 2 and Rome disclosure, here’s a look at what has changed and what second-generation EPYC brings to the table.

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Intel Cascade Lake Brings Hardware Mitigations, AI Acceleration, SCM Support

A look at Cascade Lake, Intel’s microarchitecture for next-generation Xeon microprocessors featuring process enhancements, persistent memory support, and AI acceleration.

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SiFive Launches 7 Series, Their Highest Performance RISC-V Cores

SiFive launches 7 Series, their highest-performance RISC-V cores.

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