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Zhaoxin Unveiled Next-Generation x86 SoC Plans: 32-Core Servers, Sub-7nm Client Designs

Zhaoxin unveiled plans for two new x86 SoC designs: a high-performance 16-nanometer server chip with up to 32 cores and a separate 7 nm mobile and desktop chip.

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Centaur Unveils Its New Server-Class x86 Core: CNS; Adds AVX-512

Centaur lifts the veil on CNS, its next-generation x86 core for data center and edge computing. The core improving performance in many areas and adds support for the AVX-512 extension.

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NEC Refreshes SX-Aurora Vector Engine, Outlines Roadmap

NEC refreshes its SX-Aurora Vector Engine accelerator cards, adopts AMD processors, and outlines roadmap.

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SC19: Aurora Supercomputer To Feature Intel First Exascale Xe GPGPU, 7nm Ponte Vecchio

Intel unveils the node architecture of the Aurora Supercomputer; the system will feature Intel’s first Xe GPGPU for HPC, 7nm Ponte Vecchio.

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Arm Makes Headway In HPC, Cloud

Arm makes headway in HPC and cloud with Cray’s new support for the Fujitsu A64FX and Microsoft deployment of Marvell’s ThunderX2 processors.

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Marvell Lays Out ARM Server Roadmap

Marvell outlines its current and future Arm server microprocessor roadmap, aiming at a 2-year cadence with greater than 2x performance gen-over-gen.

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AMD Announces 3rd Gen Ryzen Threadripper

AMD announces 3rd-generation Ryzen Threadripper microprocessors with up to 32 cores.

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IBM Adds POWER9 AIO, Pushes for an Open Memory-Agnostic Interface

IBM adds a third variant of POWER9, the POWER9 Advanced I/O (AIO) processor which incorporates the Open Memory Interface (OMI), a new open memory-agnostic interface.

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AMD’s New EPYC 7H12: A Specially-Binned HPC Processor

AMD Introduces the EPYC 7H12, a new 280 W, 64-Core, processor built specifically for HPC customers.

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IBM Introduces Next-Gen Z  Mainframe: The z15; Wider Cores, More Cores, More Cache, Still 5.2 GHz

IBM introduces its latest Z mainframe, the z15. Here’s a detailed look at the changes and enhancements that were made including the new system architecture and CPU microarchitecture.

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