The Intel Xeon E7-8800 v3 Review: The POWER8 Killer?by Johan De Gelas on May 8, 2015 8:00 AM EST
The New Xeon E7v3: The Same Xeon Haswell-EP Die...
The "new" Xeon E7 is basically the same Haswell EP die that we talked about in the our Xeon E5 reviews. Spot the only difference between the Haswell EP,
and the Haswell EX die:
Indeed, a third QPI link which allows an 8-socket configuration without any special glue logic. The transistor count is the same (5.69 Billion) and that is also true for the massive die size (662 mm²).