Intel to release Broadwell-E processors in 2016

Intel to release Broadwell-E processors in 2016

A true hardware enthusiast can be never satisfied with the performance and features he/she gets from the latest and most powerful processor generation there is. In our case at the moment this is the so-called Haswell-E line, which was unveiled just a few weeks ago. Despite the fact that the line offers the first desktop chip with 8 processing cores and 16 threads in execution at once, tons of L3 cache and various other features, people on the Internet have already started talking about the next generation high-end Intel processors – Broadwell-E.

Well, the news cannot be called good – according to the information available the first Intel Broadwell-E processors will arrive in Q1 2016 at the earliest. Furthermore, Intel does not plan to introduce any new Haswell-E processors in 2015 but there’s some light in the darkness here – Broadwell-E will use the same LGA 2011-3 socket currently available in all Intel X99-based motherboard so a motherboard upgrade will not be needed.

Broadwell-E will be built on 14 nm tech process and will have 6 to 8 cores, up to 20 MB of L3 cache and support for quad-channeled DDR4-2400 memory. The chip will also offer 40 PCI-E 3.0 lanes that will be split among three videocards in a x16-x16-x8 configuration. Broadwell-E will also have TDP of 140 watts and Turbo Boost 2 technology.

Source: Kitguru.net

Related posts

Intel rolls out second wave of Ivy Bridge chips

A month and a half after the official launch of the Ivy Bridge chips Intel has decided to update its product line with newer processors based on the latest 22 nm core. Unlike the first wave of Ivy Bridge processors, which were mostly quad-core, the second wave consists mainly of...

AMD’s Polaris 10 video card may come with 4096 stream processors

AMD’s Polaris 10 video card may come with 4096 stream processors

Just like Zen AMD’s new Polaris generation will come with a number of new technologies for even lower power consumption and increased performance. We have been getting leaks on Zen every once in a while but starting now we will likely get leaks on Polaris too. The first leak is actually here...

Apple releases iPad Mini, iPad 4, other devices

Apple and Apple fans have had a great day when the Cupertino-based US tech giant released a bunch of new devices at an event held in the USA, including the iPad 4, iPad Mini and improved Mac computers. The iPad 4 boasts a very powerful A6X SoC processor and comes with a 9.7-inch...

Leave a comment