Info Intel Cascade Lake Xeon Platinum 8280, 8268, and Gold 6230 Review: Taking The Fight to EPYC

Murissokah

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In the first page there's a paragraph stating "Like the previous-gen Xeon Scalable processors, Intel's Cascade Lake models drop into an LGA 4637 interface (Socket P) on platforms with C610 (Lewisburg) platform controller hubs, and the processors are compatible with existing server boards."

Wouldn't that be LGA 3647? And shouldn't it read C620-famliy chipset for Lewisburg?
 
It just hit me how big of a deal EPYC will be. AMD is already pulling lower power numbers with the 32 core 7601 however AMD will have a 64 core version with Zen2 and has stated the power draw will be about the same. If the power draw is truly is the same, AMD's 64 core Zen2 parts will be pulling less power than Intel's 28 core 8280. That is rather insane.
 

Amdlova

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lol 16x16gb 2666 for amd
8x32gb intel 2400
12x32gb intel 2933
How To incrase power compsumation to another level. add another 30w in memory for the amd server and its done.
 

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The promise or reality
Cascade Lake Xeons employ the same microarchitectur as their predecessors, but, we can hope, it is promising!)
 
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Slight problem this author fails to tell you in this article and that's OEM's can only buy the Platinum 9000 processor pre-mounted on Intel's motherboards. That's correct. None of the OEM's are likely to ship a solution based on this beast because of this fact. So at best you will be able to buy it from an Intel reseller. So forget seeing it from Dell, HPE, Lenovo, Supermico and others. your in white box territory.

Besides, why would they? A 64C 225W AMD Rome will run rings around this space heater and cost a whole lot less.
 

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