High res SKL-SP die shot

By: Chester (lamchester.delete@this.gmail.com), May 22, 2020 12:06 pm
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Doug S (foo.delete@this.bar.bar) on May 22, 2020 11:09 am wrote:
> none (none.delete@this.none.com) on May 22, 2020 3:39 am wrote:
> > Just looking at the picture the L2 labelled part is less than 8 times larger than the L1 one.
> > Isn’t Skylake SP 32KB L1 and 1024KB L2? If so is L2 really more than 4 times denser than L1?
> > Or is the die shot incomplete? Or did I miss something else?
>
>
> It isn't just the number of KB, it also depends on the associativity, tags, amount of read/write I/Os
> for each and so forth. I would expect an L2 to be denser than L1, and an L3 to be denser still.

Different SRAM types are used in L1 and L2. So yeah, L2 would be a lot more dense. Pretty much everyone does this - L2/L3 are a lot denser at the cost of being higher latency.

Also I didn't point it out, but the SRAM blocks near the L2 would be for tags.
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