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Intel Fields A 10 Nanometer Server Chip That Competes

At long last, Intel is finally shipping a Xeon SP processor that is based on a 10 nanometer chip manufacturing process and it is finally able to do a better job competing on the technical and economic merits of its Xeon SP processors as architected rather than playing the total system card or the risk card or the discount card to keep its core datacenter compute engine business humming along.

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The Impending AMD Milan Versus Intel Ice Lake Server Showdown

What a strange server CPU world we live in. The dozen or so biggest customers in the world command something on the order of 45 percent of the server CPU shipments, but significantly lower share of the revenue because of the volume discounts they can command, and they not only shape the product rollouts, their opinions can kill off processor SKUs long before we even know about them on announcement day.