ASUS ROG Dominus bildet, Core i9 XCC bekreftet å ha 6-kanals minne

This Tuesday at its Computex presser, Intel unveiled an unnamed 28-core/56-thread HEDT (client-segment) processor that's capable of being bench-stable at 5.00 GHz. The chip is a client-segment implementation of the Skylake XCC (extreme core count) silicon, which features 30 Mesh Interconnect 'tiles,' of which 28 are cores and two integrated memory controllers. The XCC silicon features a 384-bit wide (6-channel) DDR4 memory interface, and it turns out that whatever SKU Intel is planning, will require a different motherboard from your X299 board that can handle up to 18 cores and 4-channel memory. It will require a client-segment variant of the LGA3647 enterprise socket from the Purley platform. One of the first of these is the ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) Dominus.

Dette brettet er klart større enn ATX, fordi det er enten E-ATX eller SSI formfaktor, og trekker strøm fra to 24-pinners ATX, to 8-pinners EPS og tre 6-pinners PCIe, og har en garantert 16-fas VRM med to fan-heatsink blokker. Seks DDR4 DIMM-spor flenser stikkontakten, tre på hver side, hver med sin dedikerte 64-bit brede bane til kontakten. XCC silisium har et 48-felts PCI-Express gen 3.0 rotkompleks, og slik at brettet kan inneholde minst to PCI-Express 3.0 x16 som er i stand til full båndbredde, blant en båtbelastning av PCIe-basert lagringstilkobling, og ombord enheter.

Oppdater: This motherboard may have been a quick modification of the WS C621E SAGE, by removing one of its sockets, and modifying the rest of the board accordingly. Prototyping a board like that, for a company with ASUS' resources, would barely take 2-3 weeks by our estimate.