AMD Brings 4th-Gen AMD EPYC Processors to Modern Data Center

AMD EPYC™ processors are supported by a complete cloud, enterprise, hardware and software ecosystem.

AMD EPYC™ processors are supported by a complete cloud, enterprise, hardware and software ecosystem.

AMD Epyc processors. Image courtesy of AMD.

AMD makes available the 4th Gen AMD EPYC™ processors. The 4th Gen AMD EPYC processors bring next-generation architecture, technology and features to the modern data center. Built on the “Zen 4” core, the processors deliver leadership performance, energy efficiency and help customers accelerate data center modernization for greater application throughput and more actionable insights.

“Choosing the right data center processor is more important than ever, and 4th Gen EPYC processors deliver leadership in every dimension,” says Dr. Lisa Su, Chair and CEO, AMD. “The data center represents the largest growth opportunity and most strategic priority for AMD, and we are committed to making AMD the partner of choice by offering the industry’s broadest portfolio of high-performance and adaptive computing engines.”

Accelerating Results 

4th Gen AMD EPYC processors are designed to deliver optimizations across market segments and applications, while helping businesses free data center resources to create additional workload processing and accelerate output. 
With 4th Gen AMD EPYC processors, businesses can:

  • Support Performance and Efficiency. With up to 96 cores in a single processor, the new AMD EPYC processors can enable customers to deploy fewer and more powerful servers to continue to meet their compute needs. 
  • Help Keep Data Secure. Through a “Security by Design” approach, AMD continues to deliver enhanced security features in x86 CPUs. The 4th Gen AMD EPYC processor series expands on AMD Infinity Guard, a set of features that offers physical and virtual layers of protection. 
  • Use the Latest Industry Features and Architectures. The 4th Gen AMD EPYC processor introduces support for DDR5 memory and PCIe Gen 5, which are critical for AI and ML applications. 

Expanding the AMD EPYC Processor Ecosystem

4th Gen AMD EPYC can provide up to 2.8X more performance, up to 54% less power, have added to the more than 300 world recordsx held by AMD EPYC processors and are supported by a complete software and hardware ecosystem spanning various workloads including, database, virtualization, AI/ML, HPC and more. Visit the landing page for 4th Gen AMD EPYC processors to learn more.

Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.

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