Presents Intel Xeon W workstation, which will find application in the Apple iMac Pro
Intel today announced a Xeon-W for workstations. The models of the Xeon Scalable, these new items are allocated to support instruction set Intel AVX-512 and QuickAssist technology, Intel Optane SSD and Intel Omni-Path Fabric, as well as intra-system connection wire mesh Mesh topology Intel Architecture.
Let’s start with the parameters. In total, there were eight CPU, the characteristics of which are summarized in the table below.
Number of cores/threads
The amount of cache L3, MB
4.0 to 4.5
Intel promises that the new processors will provide a performance increase compared to the previous generation of the max is 38%. The company positions the new CPU to work with video, graphics and virtual reality. The processors have 48 PCIe lanes, have the LGA 2066, and support up to 512 GB of RAM.
In fact, the new Xeon-W are analogous line of Core i9, but with the active features that were cut from consumer CPU.
It is also worth noting that the Xeon-W, judging by all the data will be used in the Apple iMac Pro.