W16, the sixth generation of Intel Xeon E5-2640V processor, will be powered by the W16 engine.
It will have 6 cores and 6 threads.
According to a new press release from Intel, W16 will feature 64 threads and a 1.6 GHz clock speed.
The first generation of W16 chips is due in Q3 2018, and the new processors are expected to be manufactured by TSMC, which makes chips for the server industry.
W16 will be sold with a four-core Xeon E3-1070T processor.
It has been a long time since Intel introduced a Xeon E series processor that has the same performance and power efficiency as the current Xeon E-series processors, and with a more powerful CPU than Intel’s current Xeon W-series CPUs.