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Intel Announces Atom C3000 Denverton CPU: Up to 16-Cores, 10GbE Support, 8.5w Power Consumption
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Intel Announces Atom C3000 Denverton CPU: Up to 16-Cores, 10GbE Support, 8.5w Power Consumption

Sam ChenFebruary 22, 2017

Intel recently launched their latest Atom C3000 “Denverton” CPUs based on the 14nm FinFET Goldmont architecture for low power applications such as networking, storage, and IoT.

Featuring between 2 to 16 cores and clock frequencies between 1.5GHz to 2.2GHz, the Intel Atom C3000 is a powerhouse of a chip with the flagship 16-core chip capable of outperforming the previous generation Intel Atom C2750 by 2.3x.

Additionally, the Atom C3000 is also capable of supporting ECC memory, virtualization (including Intel VT-d), 10 GbE Ethernet, Intel QuickAssist technology, power consumption as low as 8.5w, and for networking applications, up to 19Mpps of Layer 3 forwarding.

The Intel Atom C3000 is currently sampling with full availability expected in mid-2017.

Also noteworthy is Intel’s upcoming refresh of the Xeon D platform with the upcoming Xeon D-1500. The major features incoming for the Xeon D-1500 include 10GbE support and Intel QuickAssist. The Intel Xeon D-1500 is also expected to become available in mid-2017.

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