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Intel has revealed promising Falcon Shores chips - they will allow you to choose the ratio of CPU to GPU

Intel has revealed promising Falcon Shores chips - they will allow you to choose the ratio of CPU to GPU

Intel, along with the announcement of Rialto Bridge computing gas pedals and the disclosure of new details about Sapphire Rapids-SP HBM, has also revealed the upcoming Falcon Shores server chips.
They will combine CPU and graphics cores, which is extremely atypical for the server segment, where GPU computing gas pedals have mostly been produced separately from CPUs.Some time ago, Intel came to the conclusion that chips should be made from universal blocks, rather than developing each one from virtually scratch.
After all, it is possible to take CPU cores, GPUs, AI gas pedals, memory, I/O interfaces and other necessary elements and combine them in the right proportions.
This was the approach used to create Alder Lake chips, which is why there are so many of them and so diverse.
For the server segment, Intel also wants to offer freedom of choice.
Of course, it is unlikely that customers would be able to order chips with specific CPU to GPU ratios from Intel themselves, but the company would be able to offer a very wide range and everyone would be able to find the best match for their needs.
Customers will be able to choose, for example, solutions with a large number of processor cores, where graphics play a supporting role, or vice versa - a lot of graphics, little CPU.
And what is important, it will all be in the same packages (cases), which simplifies the construction of servers.What Intel promises will be seriously different from the current approach, because each Falcon Shores chip is a computational gas pedal.
These solutions promise significant performance gains for supercomputers and other HPC systems.
As of now, Intel promises that the Falcon Shores solutions will deliver more than a 5x increase in performance per watt of power, as well as a more than 5x increase in computational density, and more than a 5x increase in memory capacity and bandwidth.
Intel does not specify what process technology will be used at Falcon Shores but says it will be angstrom-level technology (an angstrom is a tenth of a nanometer).
Recall that Intel plans to move to 20A technology in a few years - that is, about 20 angstroms or 2nm.
Falcon Shores solutions will not come out before 2024.

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