I read the rumors on that as well, but nothing official has surfaced as of yet to my knowledge. [/quotemsg]
We cant get skylake to consistently hit 5ghz... why would a xeon chip suddenly hit 5ghz?
Slightly off the topic, but... I was curious about the data centers' power consumption statistics. The article says 416.2 TWh per year. This is true. What the article says incorrectly, however, is that it would be more than 182 countries (of 192). The correct example would be that this gives the datacenters of the world 11th place in the power consumption ranking in the world. For example, the UK alone consumes 320 TWh (and is currently number 11 worldwide). The datacenters consume currently ca. 5% of the world's power usage...