Intel adopts a bi-annual cycle for dGPU introductions

Customers can’t absorb new tech any faster.

Jon Peddie

On Intel’s web page Jeff McVeigh, Corporate Vice President, Interim General Manager, Accelerated Computing Systems and Graphics, posted an update on Intel’s progress and plans for processors for the supercomputer segment. The company has adopted a two-year cadence for dGPU introductions, which is in keeping with what AMD and Nvidia have more or less been doing. The Chinese dGPU developers will most likely follow suit. The Xeon Max, based on Sapphire Rapids with HBM, and the Ponte Vecchio, Intel’s Data Center GPU Max Series Open Compute Project (OCP) GPU are effectively the last of that legacy pre-XPU HPC platform architecture.

Enjoy full access with a TechWatch subscription!

TechWatch is the front line of JPR information gathering service, comprising current stories of interest to the graphics industry spanning the core areas of graphics hardware and software, workstations, gaming, and design.

A subscription to TechWatch includes 4 hours of consulting time to be used over the course of the subscription.

Already a subscriber? Login below

This content is restricted

Subscribe to TechWatch