|Willow Cove µarch|
Willow Cove was originally unveiled by Intel at their 2018 architecture day. Willow Cove is intended to succeed Sunny Cove in the 2020 timeframe.
Willow Cove is designed to take advantage of Intel's 10 nm process.
Key changes from Sunny Cove
- New cache subsystem
- Security features
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Willow Cove introduced a number of new instructions:
- Control-flow Enforcement Technology (CET) enhancements
MOVDIR- Direct stores
- Additional AVX-512 extensions:
AVX512_VP2INTERSECT- AVX-512 Vector Intersection Instructions
Only on server parts (Sapphire Rapids):
ENQCMD- Enqueue Stores
- Intel Advanced Matrix Extensions (Intel AMX)
- Intel Architecture Day 2018, December 11, 2018
|codename||Willow Cove +|
|first launched||2020 +|
|full page name||intel/microarchitectures/willow cove +|
|instance of||microarchitecture +|
|instruction set architecture||x86-64 +|
|microarchitecture type||CPU +|
|name||Willow Cove +|
|process||10 nm (0.01 μm, 1.0e-5 mm) +|