AMD gen 4 Epyc impresses with 96 cores

Combining architecture tweaks and process yields big results

Jon Peddie

AMD proudly introduced its 4th Gen Epyc processor claiming energy efficiency and next-generation architecture. With it, AMD plans to take it to the cloud, enterprise, and HPC markets. Proving a point: AMD has been executing on time for five years. (Source: AMD) The company pointed out that the modern data center is evolving. While cloud environments are requiring more performance, scalability, and flexibility, rising energy costs and constrained data center space are also increasing the need for energy-efficient solutions. AMD claims this new Epyc processor fits the bill with a performance boost up to 2.8× and power savings up to

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