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Ampere eMAG Processors Delivering 32 ARMv8-A Cores At Up To 3.3GHz
Ampere eMAG is quite promising at least on paper with offering 32 ARMv8 cores at speeds up to a 3.3GHz turbo. Their eMAG SoC also has eight DDR4-2667 memory controllers, 42 lanes of PCI Express 3.0, the SoC is manufactured on a TSMC 16nm FinFET process, and this package comes in at a 125 Watt TDP.
Pricing on the eMAG processors comes in at $550 USD for a 16-core / 3.3GHz turbo or $850 USD for the 32 core model with the same 3.3GHz turbo frequency.
More details on the Ampere eMAG via the press release at AmpereComputing.com. I should be getting my hands on an Ampere platform in the coming weeks and should be exciting to see how this 32-core ARM platform performs compared to Xeon and EPYC CPUs, especially in performance-per-Watt and performance-per-dollar.