Intel’s next-gen server chips will all be released this year. The Eagle Stream platform will host at least two Xeon data center generations, the Sapphire Rapids and the Emerald Rapids. The Sapphire Rapids had been delayed for quite some time, but it looks like it’s back on track with its progress and will launch later this year. It will likely be launched around the same time as the 13th generation Core “Raptor Lake” series.
The specs on the Sapphire Rapids are quite similar to the Alder and Raptor Lake. It, too, is based on Intel’s 7 manufacturing process. This was previously known as the 10 nm Enhanced SuperFin. It offers 56 cores and 112 threads with 350W TDP. Similar configurations have been found on a tech sample obtained by YuuKi.
This wasn’t the first time we saw a technical preview of the Sapphire Rapids-SP. The previously seen technical monster (ES2) was limited to a TDP of only 270W, while it shows a TDP of 350W. It is said to have a base clock of 1.9GHz and boost of 3.3GHz while the single-core boost can go up to 3.7GHz.
With this information, we can easily conclude that this could be Xeon Platinum 8476 or Platinum 8480. Both would contain 56 cores and 11 threads.
Intel SapphireRapids-ES2 QYFS
1.9GHz – 3.3GHz
L3 cache (105 MB)
Intel C740 Series (Emmitsburg)
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