- 34 MB L2 Cache
- 68 Cores
Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor 7200 product family is the next generation PCI Express* form factor add-in cards that work synergistically with the Next Generation Intel® Xeon® processors (codenamed Skylake)1 to enable performance gains for highly parallel code—up to 2.828 double-precision teraFLOPS (floating-point operations per second) per coprocessor.2 Manufactured using Intel’s 14nm technology, Intel Xeon Phi coprocessor 7200 product family offers performance gains over the previous generation.3 4 5 Each coprocessor features 68 cores, 272 threads, and wider vector execution units.
While most applications will continue to achieve maximum performance on Intel® Xeon® processors, certain highly parallel applications will benefit dramatically by using Intel® Xeon® Phi™ coprocessors. To take full advantage of Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessors an application must scale well to over 100 software threads and either make extensive use of vectors or efficiently use more local memory bandwidth than is available on an Intel® Xeon® processor. Examples of segments with highly parallel applications include animation, energy, finance, life sciences, manufacturing, medical, public sector, weather, and more.
Since languages, tools, and applications are compatible for both Intel® Xeon® processors and Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessors, now you can think “reuse” rather than “recode.” Single programming model for all your code. The Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor gives developers a hardware design point optimized for extreme parallelism, without requiring them to re-architect or rewrite their code. No need to rethink the entire problem or learn a new programming model; simply recompile and optimize existing code using familiar tools, libraries, and runtimes. By maintaining a single source code between Intel® Xeon® processors and Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessors, developers optimize once for parallelism, but maximize performance on both processor and coprocessor. Unlike a graphics processing unit (GPU), a coprocessor can be fully IP addressable, run offloaded code, and support standards such as Message Passing Interface (MPI).
Pick the right tool for the right job. With Intel® Xeon® processors, you have the power needed for high-performance computing (HPC) workloads with parallel and serial components. The Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessors are optimized to be the right choice for highly parallel workloads with programmability benefits like single source, converging ISA, and a common environment.
Platforms using Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v3 and E5-2600 v4 product families are not supported at this time. However, Intel may provide a limited deal based support to OEMs, at its own discretion on a case by case basis, on a platform using Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v3 and E5-2600 v4 product families.
Claim based on calculated theoretical peak double precision performance capability for a single coprocessor. 32 DP FLOPS/clock/core * 68 cores * 1.3 GHz = 2.828 TeraFLOPS.
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