Marvell introduced their ARM based Thunder X3 server processor, with 60 cores/240 threads per die. It has a 30% single-thread performance increase over the X2. It employs up to 4 threads per core, and is fabbed from TSMC’s 7nm process. The X4 is already under development.
This is another report from Sander Olson from the Hot Chips Conference.
ThunderX3 Arm-based server processor summary
It will have up to 3x performance over industry-leading ThunderX2 within same power envelope
Marvell uses an evolutionary design approach. They will leverage ThunderX2 platform and proven production quality solution at scale.
Four-way threading provides ~50% performance advantage on data center codes over competitor systems
Marvell offers a competitive solution with technology roadmap built on legacy of processor expertise.
SOURCES- Hot Chips, Marvell
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