Intel’s New 56-Core Cooper Lake CPUs is Here

Intel has finally upgraded its consumer processor lineup with new Xeon Scalable CPUs, codenamed Cooper Lake.

Intel claims that the next-gen Xeon Scalable CPUs will be packed with higher core count up to 56 cores per socket under the hood.

Intel Announces New 56-Core Cooper Lake CPUs

In addition, the new server chips will be able to deliver higher memory bandwidth, higher AI inference, and training performance.

Intel says that it is earlier customer deployments of the Intel Xeon Platinum 9200 series that the company introduced as part of their 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processor family.

“We are excited about the early customer deployments of the Intel Xeon Platinum 9200 series that we introduced as part of our 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processor family. Bringing a 56-core processor into our mainline Intel Xeon Scalable processor family in the next generation will further expand our ability to address customer needs for the highest levels of performance in artificial intelligence, high performance computing and high density infrastructure.”

–Lisa Spelman, vice president and general manager of Data Center Marketing, Intel Corporation

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Cooper Lake is said to be the first ‘x86 processor’ that is made to deliver built-in AI training acceleration through new bfloat16 support. This AI training acceleration is done through Intel® Deep Learning Boost® (Intel® DL Boost®).

The upcoming processor Cooper Lake will also be compatible with the upcoming 10nm Ice Lake processor.

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