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Intel to unveil its new Haswell-EX Xeon CPU soon, with 36 threads

Intel will unveil its new third-gen Haswell-EX based Xeon E7 processor soon, which will feature 18 processing cores and 36 threads with a TDP of 165W
By: Anthony Garreffa | CPU, APU & Chipsets News | Posted: Feb 13, 2015 5:09 am

According to new reports, Intel will launching its new Haswell-EX based Xeon E7 CPUs in Q2. The flagship Xeon E7-8890 v3 will arrive with a clock speed of 2.5GHz, rocking 18 cores and 18 Hyper-Threaded cores for a total of 36 threads. It'll have 45MB of L3 cache, and a TDP of 165W.




The new Haswell-EX family of Xeon processors will arrive with 4/10/12/14/16 threads with varying thread counts due to HT. Frequencies will also range between 2GHz for a handful of the CPUs, right up to 3.2GHz on the E7-8893 v3 which is a 4-core CPU. The new Xeon E7 processors will feature multiple improvements and technologies, including AVX and TSX instructions, as well as support for DDR4 RAM.


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