|Golden Cove µarch|
|Core Names||Alder Lake|
Golden Cove is the successor to Willow Cove, a high-performance 10 nm x86 core microarchitecture designed by Intel for an array of server and client products, including Granite Rapids(server) and Alder Lake(client).
Golden Cove was originally unveiled by Intel at their 2018 architecture day. Golden Cove is intended to succeed Willow Cove in the 2021 timeframe.
Intel has confirmed that the Golden Cove architecture will be fabricated on their 10 nm process (10 nm Enhanced SuperFin (ESF)).
Key changes from Willow Cove
- Performance improvements
- Strong IPC improvement
- AI workload improvement
- Network/5G performance improvements
- New security features
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- Intel Architecture Day 2018, December 11, 2018
|codename||Golden Cove +|
|first launched||0002 JL +|
|full page name||intel/microarchitectures/golden cove +|
|instance of||microarchitecture +|
|instruction set architecture||x86-64 +|
|microarchitecture type||CPU +|
|name||Golden Cove +|
|process||10 nm (0.01 μm, 1.0e-5 mm) +|