28-core

GIGABYTE has just lifted the lid on its latest entry into the workstation space with an extreme flavor: the GIGABYTE C621 Aorus Extreme. The new board is one of just two boards which officially supports the 28-core Intel Xeon W-3175X processor. Back at Computex last year, when Intel unveiled its 5 GHz 28-core demo, GIGABYTE was the motherboard supplier for the demo with a prototype board called the A1X-C621. We now that this monster workstation model will now be called the C621 Aorus Extreme, thanks to a Chinese event as reported by ZOL. While the official specifications haven't been released yet, the new GIGABYTE C621 Aorus Extreme is built around Intel's C621 Lewisburg chipset and has some notable features. On the PCIe side of things...

The Intel Xeon W-3175X Review: 28 Unlocked Cores, $2999

Intel has always ensured that its high-end server platforms, one where multiple CPUs can act as a single system, have the highest core count processors. These servers go into...

131 by Ian Cutress on 1/30/2019

Intel Confirms Some Details about 28-Core 5 GHz Demonstration

When Intel demonstrated its 28-core system running at 5 GHz at the Computex 2018 keynote this week, there were many questions surrounding the hardware and what was required in...

146 by Ian Cutress on 6/8/2018

We Got a Sneak Peek on Intel’s 28-Core: All You Need To Know

This week at Computex, we saw two big CPU related announcements. The first was the launch of the Intel i7-8086K, a six-core limited edition processor at 5 GHz that...

65 by Ian Cutress on 6/5/2018

Intel’s 28-Core 5 GHz CPU: Coming in Q4

Update 06/08: Intel has since backtracked on its initial statements, clarifying that while a 28-core part is coming in Q4 of this year, its stock frequency will not be...

90 by Ian Cutress on 6/5/2018

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