Optane DIMMs

We're live here at Intel HQ in Santa Clara for the company's 2018 Datacenter Summit. The most lucrative part of Intel's business, the company is looking to pivot entirely from being PC-centric to what the company calls "Data-cetric", meaning an even greater focus on server (Xeon) processors, as well as things like non-volatile memory, compute accelerators, and FPGAs. This event, in turn, serves two purposes for Intel: reassure investors that Intel is on the right track for continued growth, and to outline the technologies and products that will get them there.

Intel’s High-End Cascade Lake CPUs to Support 3.84 TB of Memory Per Socket

While Intel has yet to detail its upcoming Cascade Lake processors for servers, some of the key characteristics are beginning to emerge. According to a new report from ServeTheHome...

20 by Anton Shilov on 7/10/2018

Building for Apache Pass: Why Some Skylake Servers Already have 8 DIMMs Per Socket

If you don’t have a hand in a server day in and day out, it was perhaps not obvious why some Skylake servers when launched had eight memory slots...

15 by Ian Cutress on 6/13/2018

The AnandTech Podcast, Episode 47: Intel Goes Super Premium Optane

Today at Intel’s Data Center Memory Summit, the new ‘Apache Pass’ Optane memory DIMMs were announced, with capacities from 128 GB to 512 GB. This new 3D XPoint type...

5 by Ian Cutress on 6/4/2018

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