By using the Purley-powered  Skylake platform, Intel is very close to launching a new Xeon processor E7 composed of no less than 28 cores Skylake thanks to Hyper-Threading technology will be accompanied by another 28 logical cores, which gives an amount of 56 threads in total with a TDP of only 165W.

On the other hand, CPUs belongs to the Xeon E5 family will start with a consumption of  45W. Obviously, these CPUs are not focused for desktop computers, plus it can be installed on motherboards with up to 8 sockets.


Next to the CPU power, we find the ability to support six channels of DDR4 memory up to 2667 MHz, integrated support to the instructions AVX-512, the integration of a new chipset (” Lewisburg “) that allows up to four 10G-Gigabit Ethernet connections with an Intel 100G Ethernet Omni-Path, handle up to 48 lines PCI-Express 3.0 that promise high bandwidth, and it is expected to be the most significant upgrade of Intel since the launch of Nehalem.

Via: TweakTown

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