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And here's Intel's Epyc response: Up-to 56-core, 4GHz 14nm second-gen Xeon SP chips, Agilex FPGAs, persistent mem

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I suspect that'll be a lot less of a problem than you might think, because these will be used in servers and will probably only be powered down a handful of times in their entire lives. Also, BGA is fine if it's manufactured well.

It's much more of a problem if a cheaply built chip is in a games console that's going through big thermal cycles every day.

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