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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

tcmonkey

True, although you will still get thermal stress induced by changing loads on the chip and the sudden energy burnt when the workload puts its foot down.

It also has the hugely negative downside of not being able to replace/upgrade the two components separately which does sometimes happen, even in server-land. We did CPU upgrades some VM hosts last year for instance.

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