Sapphire Rapids

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Sapphire Rapids
General information
Launched2022;1 year's time (2022)
Designed by Intel
Architecture and classification
Min. feature size Intel 7
Architecture x86-64
Microarchitecture Golden Cove
Instructions x86-64
Products, models, variants
Brand name(s)
    • Xeon
Predecessor Ice Lake-SP (1S and 2S systems)
Cooper Lake (4S and 8S systems)

Sapphire Rapids is a codename for Intel's next generation Xeon server processors based on Intel 7, which is rebranded 10 Enhanced SuperFin process. [1] [2] Sapphire Rapids CPUs are designed for data centers; the roughly contemporary Alder Lake is intended for the wider public. [3]


Sapphire Rapids will be used as part of the Eagle Stream server platform in 2022. [4] [5] In addition, it will be powering one of the first exascale supercomputers in the United States, Aurora, at Argonne National Laboratory. [6]




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