A new Arm-based CPU with 128 cores will send a shiver down spines at Intel and AMD

Chinese bare steel and server web hosting firm Alibaba Cloud is getting ready to demo a new occasion variety powered by customized Arm-based silicon.

The new Yitian 710 server processor, initially unveiled in October, will underpin Elastic Compute Support (ECS) circumstances driven by a varying quantity of vCPUs, every single of which will be tied to a actual physical core.