4/13/19 SemiAccurate Article plus Intel Discounts 1P Xeon!

https://semiaccurate.com/2019/04/08/intel-launches-cascade-lake-as-xeon-x200/ In this excellent article Charlie Demerjian went over the Intel Cascade Lake Xeon launch from last week. He summed it up with: “The problem for Intel is that in a vacuum, this is a clear win, with competition chomping at their heels it is not. 18+ months for a 6-8% performance increase is not… Continue reading 4/13/19 SemiAccurate Article plus Intel Discounts 1P Xeon!

4/8/19 Epyc Rome PCIe Gen4 Lanes Galore! AMD 28.98 to 28.53

https://www.servethehome.com/why-amd-epyc-rome-2p-will-have-128-160-pcie-gen4-lanes-and-a-bonus/ In this highly technical article Patrick Kennedy talked about how Intel's latest Xeon Scalable (Cascade Lake) CPUs are still using PCIe Gen3 lanes, whereas AMD's Rome will have up to 162 PCIe Gen4 lanes for 2P and 129 PCIe Gen4 lanes for 1P. This is significant because PCIe Gen4 is an important upgrade from… Continue reading 4/8/19 Epyc Rome PCIe Gen4 Lanes Galore! AMD 28.98 to 28.53