Intel debuts Ponte Vecchio, its first Xe GPU for servers
Intel continues to talk up its entrance into the discrete graphics market, with its first Xe chips for the PC space planned for 2020. Now the company has revealed a few more details about its plans for the datacenter, as it has announced the “Ponte Vecchio” chip as well.
Ponte Vecchio will be manufactured on Intel’s own 7nm process, a process that’s roughly comparable to where AMD is today. But Ponte Vecchio will probably debut in 2021, rather than next year. Intel didn’t actually confirm those details in its press release, but chief executive Bob Swan had said during Intel’s October earnings call that Intel is “on track to launch our first 7-nanometer based products, a datacenter-focused discrete GPU in 2021.”
Source:: IT news – Hardware Systems