Tuesday June 24, 2014

Intel Reveals Details of Next Generation Processors

Today at the International Supercomputing Conference in Leipzig, Germany, Intel unveiled details on the next-generation Intelآ® Xeon Phiآ™ processor codenamed Knights Landing, which includes the newly integrated Intelآ® Omni Scale Fabric, an end-to-end interconnect optimized for fast data transfers and better efficiency. Knights Landing will feature high-bandwidth on-package memory and deliver up to three times the performance of the prior generation while using less energy. Intel technology was also showcased throughout the conference with Intelآ® Xeonآ® processors powering 85% of systems in the newly published TOP500 list, underscoring their role as the fundamental building block for the world’s most powerful supercomputers.