In what’s turning into an Xe sort of day, Intel’s GPU guru and frontman for their GPU division, Raja Koduri, has tweeted that the company is getting ready to begin power on testing for their forthcoming high-end server GPU, the Xe-HPC based Ponte Vecchio. And along with this announcement, Koduri has also posted a somewhat redacted photo of the sizable chip. Xe HPC ready for power on! 7 advanced silicon technologies in a single package Silicon engineers dream Thing of beauty @intel pic.twitter.com/RF8Prsy05f — Raja Koduri (@Rajaontheedge) January 26, 2021 According to Koduri, Ponte Vecchio incorporates “7 advanced silicon technologies,” likely referring to everything from the four different process nodes used to make the chiplets, to memory stacks, and including the Foveros packaging. Ponte Vecchio is a keystone project for Intel’s...
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