Intel Ice Lake-SP (3rd Gen Xeon Scalable) appears on SiSoftware website

Published: 9th Mar 2021, 09:59 GMT   Comments

Ice Ice Xeon!

Intel Ice Lake-SP, the upcoming Xeon Platinum CPUs have just been spotted on the SiSoftware benchmark website, just days ahead of AMD EPYC launch.

Two of Intel’s upcoming 10nm server processor series have appeared over at SiSoftware Sandra benchmark database. The CPUs that have leaked are Xeon Platinum 8352S and 8352Y, both offering the exact same specifications, but intended for different use. The Y-variant is only for dual-socket systems, whereas the 8352S can be used in 4-socket configurations.

Xeon Platinum 8352S and Y are 32-core and 64-thread CPUs with a base clock of 2.2 GHz and boost clock estimated at 3.4 GHz. They are both equipped with 48MB of L3 cache and offer 40MB of L2 cache. According to the SiSoftware page, both models are 205W TDP.

The 3rd Gen Xeon lineup will compete with AMD’s upcoming EPYC “Milan” series based on Zen3 architecture. AMD’s offering tops at 64 cores and 128-threads, whereas Intel’s lineup offers up to 40 cores and 80 threads.

Intel Ice Lake-SP, Source: VideoCardz

Intel Ice Lake-SP will not be the last 10nm Xeon series. Intel is already working on Sapphire Rapids, it is the first server series based on Enhanced SuperFin architecture (Ice Lake is not even based on Superfin). According to Intel, Ice Lake will provide higher memory bandwidth thanks to 8 channel DDR4-3200 memory support as well as next-gen PCI Gen4 interface standard support.

In official slides released last November, Intel claims that their 32-core Ice Lake-SP CPU is up to 1.3X faster than the 64-core AMD EPYC 7742 CPU in “life sciences and FSI workloads”.

Intel Ice Lake-SP, Source: Intel

The data collected by Wccftech does indeed confirm that their 32-core CPU is faster than 32-core EPYC but in no way faster than 64-core CPU.

Intel Ice Lake-SP vs EPYC Rome, Source: Wccftech

Intel has not confirmed when exactly will Ice Lake-SP be released, but one would guess that it will appear shortly after AMD makes their Zen3 EPYC Milan official. At this point, it is a waiting game to make the final pricing adjustment after the release of competitors’ lineup.

Intel 3rd Gen Xeon Scalable “Ice Lake-SP
CPU NameCores / ThreadsBase ClockBoost ClockL3 CacheL2 CacheTDP
Xeon Platinum 838040 / 802.30 GHzTBC60 MB50.00 MB270W
Xeon Platinum 836838 / 762.40 GHzTBC57 MB47.50 MB270W
Xeon Platinum 8360Y36 / 722.40 GHzTBC54 MB45.00 MB250W
Xeon Platinum 835832 / 642.65 GHzTBC48 MB40.00 MB250W
Xeon Platinum 8352S32 / 642.20 GHz3.40 GHz48 MB40.00 MB205W
Xeon Platinum 8352Y32 / 642.20 GHz3.40 GHz48 MB40.00 MB205W
Xeon Gold 635418 / 363.10 GHzTBC27 MB22.50 MB205W
Xeon Gold 634828 / 562.80 GHzTBC42 MB35.00 MB235W
Xeon Gold 634616 / 323.10 GHzTBC24 MB20.00 MB205W
Xeon Gold 634224 / 482.70 GHzTBC36 MB30.00 MB220W
Xeon Gold 633832 / 642.00 GHzTBC48 MB40.00 MB205W
Xeon Gold 6336Y24 / 482.40 GHzTBC36 MB30.00 MB185W
Xeon Gold 63348 / 163.50 GHzTBC12 MB10.00 MB165W
Xeon Gold 633028 / 562.00 GHzTBC42 MB35.00 MB205W
Xeon Gold 632616 / 322.80 GHzTBC24 MB20.00 MB185W
Xeon Gold 532026 / 522.20 GHzTBC39 MB16.25 MB185W
Xeon Gold 5318Y24 / 482.00 GHzTBC36 MB30.00 MB165W
Xeon Gold 531712 / 242.80 GHzTBC12 MB15.00 MB150W
Xeon Gold 5315Y8 / 163.00 GHzTBC12 MB10.00 MB150W
Xeon Silver 431620 / 402.30 GHzTBC30 MB25.00 MB150W
Xeon Silver 431416 / 322.30 GHzTBC24 MB20.00 MB135W
Xeon Silver 431012 / 242.10 GHzTBC12 MB15.00 MB135W
Xeon Silver 4309Y8 / 162.60 GHzTBC12 MB10.00 MB105W

Intel 3rd Gen Xeon Scalable Specifications, Source: Wccftech

Source: SiSoftware #1, #2 via Wccftech, @momomo_us




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