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Rocket Lake µarch
General Info
Arch TypeAPU
DesignerIntel
ManufacturerIntel
Process14 nm
Core Configs4
Pipeline
TypeSuperscalar, Superpipeline
OoOEYes
SpeculativeYes
Reg RenamingYes
Stages14-19
Decode5-way
Instructions
ISAx86-64
ExtensionsMOVBE, MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, POPCNT, AVX, AVX2, AES, PCLMUL, FSGSBASE, RDRND, FMA3, F16C, BMI, BMI2, VT-x, VT-d, TXT, TSX, RDSEED, ADCX, PREFETCHW, CLFLUSHOPT, XSAVE, SGX, MPX
Cache
L1I Cache48 KiB/core
8-way set associative
L1D Cache32 KiB/core
8-way set associative
L2 Cache512 KiB/core
4-way set associative
L3 Cache2 MiB/core
Up to 16-way set associative
L4 Cache128 MiB/package
on Iris Pro GPUs only
Succession
Contemporary
Tiger Lake

Rocket Lake (RKL) is a planned microarchitecture designed by Intel as a successor to Comet Lake for desktops and high-performance mobile devices.


Codenames[edit]

Core Description Graphics Target
Rocket Lake S Mainstream performance GT2 Desktop performance to value, AiOs, and minis
Rocket Lake U Ultra-low power GT2 Light notebooks, portable All-in-Ones (AiOs), Minis, and conference room

Brands[edit]

Intel is expected to release Rocket Lake under 3 main brand families:

Logo Family General Description Differentiating Features
Cores HT AVX AVX2 TBT ECC
core i3 logo (2015).png Core i3 Low-end Performance
core i5 logo (2015).png Core i5 Mid-range Performance
core i7 logo (2015).png Core i7 High-end Performance

Release Dates[edit]

Rocket Lake is expected to be released in Q1 2021.

Compatibility[edit]

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Compiler support[edit]

Compiler Arch-Specific Arch-Favorable
ICC -march=skylake -mtune=skylake
GCC -march=skylake -mtune=skylake
LLVM -march=skylake -mtune=skylake
Visual Studio /arch:AVX2 /tune:skylake

CPUID[edit]

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Architecture[edit]

Key changes from Comet Lake[edit]

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  • Display
  • I/O
    • PCIe 4.0 (from 3.0)
  • Memory
    • Faster memory for mainstream desktops (i.e., Rocket Lake S) DDR4-3200 (from DDR4-2993)
  • Packaging

See also[edit]

codenameRocket Lake +
core count4 +
designerIntel +
full page nameintel/microarchitectures/rocket lake +
instance ofmicroarchitecture +
instruction set architecturex86-64 +
manufacturerIntel +
nameRocket Lake +
pipeline stages (max)19 +
pipeline stages (min)14 +
process14 nm (0.014 μm, 1.4e-5 mm) +