Dual socket 576 E-cores
Intel surprised the audience at the Innovation 2023 event, showing a new Sierra Forest data center processor with a twist. Intel has previously announced that the Sierra Forest has up to 144 Efficiency cores. Still, Gelsinger surprised the audience by showing the two tiles on the same package, resulting in a 288-core CPU.
Intel says what's watt
Intel says its upcoming "Sierra Forest" data center chip due out next year will have 240 per cent better performance per watt than its current generation chip.
Targeting data centre customers
Intel Sierra Forest, its first semiconductor for data centre customers focused on power efficiency, , would be delivered in the first half of next year.
144-core Sierra Fores and Clearwater Forest on 18A
Intel held its Data Center and AI Investor webinar earlier today, updating its Xeon roadmap, and showing progress on its P-core Xeon and E-core Xeon lineups. The big surprise was the E-core Xeon lineup, the 144-core Sierra Forest Xeon, coming in 1H 2024, and the Clearwater Forest Xeon lineup, scheduled for 2025 on Intel 18A manufacturing process. The P-Core Xeon lineup is on track with Emerald Rapids in Q4 2023, and Granite Rapids, closely following Sierra Forest in 2024.