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  1. M

    AMD Epyc pricing after Zen3 release in the end of Q1

    There was an interesting posting about Canadian DELL's leaked pricing of new Epyc 7543, 7713 and 7763, which seems pretty aggressive to me in view of AMD's dominance in server processor technology (albeit not in market share) at the moment. I guess this reflects. I have collected some prices of...
  2. DrezKill

    64-Core Rome Infrared Shots

    More here: https://www.tomshardware.com/news/amd-64-core-epyc-cpu-die-design-architecture-ryzen-3000 "What you see above is a clean die-shot of AMD’s 64-Core Rome CPU. This might look familiar, as it’s a shot of the same chip we had pictured in our previous coverage. Except, there is one...
  3. J

    AMD EPYC Rome 32-Core CPU Specs Leaked: 1.7 GHz Base, 2.4 GHz Boost

    https://www.tomshardware.com/news/amd-epyc-rome-32-core-cpu-specs,39373.html Info obtained from qualification sample spotted in SiSoft database. This is a qualification sample, not an engineering sample. So clocks are either final or 100MHz away from clocks of commercial chips.
  4. spacedrone808

    Amd Epyc on Windows 7 x64

    Guys, is it possible? Any evidence?
  5. spacedrone808

    Amd Epyc on Windows 7 x64

    Next crazy challenge. Is it possible? ps When 1950x is working fine under Windows 7 and you don't know what's next.
  6. cageymaru

    Oak Ridge National Laboratory Building 1.5 Exaflops Supercomputer

    The Oak Ridge National Laboratory is livestreaming the announcement of its new 'world’s fastest exascale-class supercomputer' that is being built by Cray Inc and is scheduled to be delivered to ORNL in 2021. It will use custom AMD EPYC CPU and AMD Radeon Instinct GPU processors to power the...
  7. cageymaru

    Microsoft LSV2-Series Azure Virtual Machines Are Powered by AMD EPYC

    Microsoft has announced that its Lsv2-series Azure virtual machines (VM) are powered by AMD EPYC 7551 processors. The Lsv2-series features high throughput, low latency, and directly mapped local NVMe storage. The VMs are configurable from 8 to 80 vCPUs with simultaneous multi-threading. A 1.92TB...
  8. cageymaru

    AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su Says EPYC Will "Double the Performance Per Socket"

    AMD president and CEO Dr. Lisa Su has joined the CNBC "Squawk on the Street" team for an exclusive interview where she discusses the recent AMD financial report and the company's guidance for 2019. Make sure you pay attention to her comments on EPYC performance doubling per socket beginning at...
  9. cageymaru

    AMD Reported Its Q4 and Annual 2018 Financial Results

    AMD has reported its Q4 2018 and annual 2018 financial results. The Q4 revenue was $1.42B, with earnings of 8 cents per share; an increase of 6% y/y. This missed Wall Street estimates of $1.44 billion in revenue. AMD reported that the growth was driven by the Computing and Graphics segment...
  10. cageymaru

    Wendell Answers Questions About AMD Threadripper Regression Testing

    Wendell from Level1Techs has released a new video where he discusses the one Windows kernel policy and scaling, AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX performance regressions in some programs under Windows, Coreprio testing anomalies, more Epyc 7551P testing, NUMA, UMA and more. His contacts within...
  11. cageymaru

    Here Is the AMD EPYC "Rome" C-Ray Demo

    AMD has released a new live demo of its prototype 2nd generation AMD EPYC "Rome" 64 core 7nm CPU vs 2x Intel Xeon Platinum 8180M CPUs where the workload is C-Ray. C-Ray is a floating point intensive benchmark that renders images. The systems in the demo rendered a total of 3 images; a 1080p...
  12. cageymaru

    AMD Surprised Analysts with Powerful Product Launches at CES 2019

    Patrick Moorhead has written a comprehensive overview of the upcoming AMD product lineup that was on display at CES 2019. He was surprised that AMD could create such a powerful GPU as the Radeon VII with 7 nm technology. The 29% uplift in gaming performance and 36% boost to productivity...
  13. cageymaru

    AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX Performance Regressions Linked to a Windows Bug

    Wendell at Level1Techs has done extensive testing of AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX systems in an attempt to find out what is causing performance regressions under Windows. When AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX processors first arrived on the scene, the performance regressions observed were blamed...
  14. cageymaru

    AdoredTV Discusses the Recent AMD Ryzen and Radeon 3000 Series Leaks

    AdoredTV has released a new video entitled "Ryzen 3000, Radeon 3000 Series LEAKS - It's Game On!" where he compares his trusted source of leaks to the "fake" leaks that were posted recently. He analyzes the differences in nomenclature and clock speed due to binning. Then he ties it all together...
  15. AlphaAtlas

    AMD's 7nm Products Provoke Interesting Industry Responses

    In their coverage of AMD's 7nm EPYC and Vega launches, EE Times dug up some interesting responses from the scientific community and other parts of the computing industry. While there was the usual anticipation of performance gains that come with any launch, some scientists replying to the story...
  16. AlphaAtlas

    Online.net Deploys AMD Epyc Servers

    Online.net has joined Oracle, Amazon, and a growing list of other companies that deploy AMD's EPYC server processors. Mirroring the lineups from other companies, Online.net's new "bare-metal" EPYC instances claim to offer higher core counts, better I/O, and memory bandwidth for less money than...
  17. cageymaru

    All Roads Lead to Rome as Gigabyte Motherboard Spy Photos Surface [Rumor]

    A spy photo of what might be the first high performance computing (HPC) AMD EPYC Rome motherboard has surfaced. This Gigabyte motherboard is designed for the upcoming 7nm Zen 2 AMD EPYC Rome 64-core processors. It sports PCIe Gen 4 connections in a x16, x16, x8, x16, x16 configuration and PCIe...
  18. cageymaru

    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Adds New HPC Clusters

    The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has added a new high performance computing (HPC) cluster called Corona in partnership with Penguin Computing that features AMD and Mellanox Technologies. The unfinished HPC cluster will allow researchers and industry partners to explore data science...
  19. cageymaru

    An In-Depth Analysis of the 7nm 64-Core AMD EPYC "Rome" Server Processor

    Charlie Demerjian of SemiAccurate has written an in-depth analysis of the 7nm 64-core 9-die AMD EPYC "Rome" server processor. He hypothesizes over the real world performance potential for the processor versus benchmarks by analyzing the chip's design features. He explains why the 14nm IOX chip...
  20. AlphaAtlas

    AdoredTV Analyzes AMD's Epyc Presentation

    AMD presented their new "Rome" EPYC processors at the New Horizon event earlier this week, and they made some bold claims about the CPU's architecture and performance. The raw live stream has a lot of filler, but AdoredTV posted a great summary and analysis of the new architecture. Check out...
  21. AlphaAtlas

    Check Out the Delidded AMD Rome CPU

    AMD unveiled their "Rome" architecture at an event yesterday, and it was a whopper. The new CPU has a central I/O die and 8 "chiplets" surrounding it. For those that missed the live stream, you can watch AMD CEO Lisa Su hold up the delidded EPYC CPU here.
  22. cageymaru

    AMD EPYC Rome 64-Core Server Versus Intel Dual Socket Xeon Platinum Benchmark

    HotHardware has video of the C-Ray raytracing benchmark shown at the AMD Horizon Event. The AMD exhibit demonstrated just how powerful the new 7nm EPYC Rome architecture is with its new chiplet design that was leaked by AdoredTV. An Intel 8180M dual socket Xeon Platinum CPU server with 56...
  23. AlphaAtlas

    Amazon Announces EPYC EC2 Instances

    At AMD's Next Horizon event, Amazon's Matt Garman announced the availability of new AWS EC2 instances running on AMD's EPYC processors. The AMD versions of the general purpose M5 and T3 and memory optimized R5 instances are 10% cheaper than the Intel equivalents. Oracle beat Amazon to the punch...
  24. AlphaAtlas

    AMD's Next Horizon Event is Live

    AMD's Next Horizon event is live. AMD is posting slides of the event on slideshare, and on Twitter, while some sites at the event are independently covering it. Currently, AMD's event page doesn't have a live stream, but you can check out the promotional video they just uploaded here. Today...
  25. AlphaAtlas

    AMD Quietly Launched 8 Core EPYC CPU with 64MB L3

    AMD quietly launched an interesting addition to the EPYC line, which Servethehome spotted yesterday. The EPYC 7261 has just 8 cores and 16 threads. But, unlike the existing EPYC 7251, the 7261 has all 64MB of its L3 cache enabled, as well as a significantly higher base clock, a TDP of 170W...
  26. cageymaru

    AMD Q3 2018 Earnings Release

    AMD has announced the Q3 2018 earnings release. In the Computing and Graphics segment, Ryzen processor sales increased to 70% of total client revenue in the quarter. Overall revenue increased by 12% in the segment, as OEM GPU sales continued to be robust, but this growth was offset by a...
  27. AlphaAtlas

    Oracle Launches AMD EPYC Instances

    Yesterday, Oracle launched the "E" series of cloud compute instances powered by AMD's EPYC processors. Each instances offers up to 64 cores and 512GB of memory. Oracle claims that the processors offer some substantial advantages over other offerings, and backs those claims up with some...
  28. cageymaru

    Ubuntu 18.10 "Cosmic Cuttlefish" Has Been Released and More Linux News

    The latest version of Ubuntu 18.10 "Cosmic Cuttlefish" has been released. Along with the new version of Linux, Canonical has released statistics from users that opted in to complete a survey when installing 18.04 LTS. Phoronix has a list of some of the highlights that users should look forward...
  29. AlphaAtlas

    Haas F1 Team uses Epyc Supercomputers

    The Haas Formula 1 team is using the computational power of a Cray CS500 supercomputer with AMD's Epyc 7000 series processors to run computational fluid dynamics simulations. Beginning in the 2019 season, the team will use those simulations to improve the aerodynamics of their cars, which is...
  30. cageymaru

    Xilinx Announces Partnership with AMD and New 7nm ARM Based ACAP Platform

    Xilinx is known as the creator of the field-programmable gate array (FPGA), but now they want to conquer the artificial intelligence (AI) field. Today they unveiled the Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform (ACAP) which can be used with AI and many other technologies. As the largest player in...
  31. cageymaru

    EMEA Server Spending Increases Despite Less Shipments

    Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) server vendor revenues are growing despite a decline in the number of servers shipped according to IDC. Server vendor revenue increased 29% although shipments decreased by 3.7%. Second quarter EMEA server revenues are up 18.7% from a euro standpoint to...
  32. AlphaAtlas

    AMD Wants to Retake the Datacenter

    In a presentation, AMD illustrated how their EPYC processors will meet the growing demands of the datacenter market. AMD says they're looking to shed the "incrementalism" that's been plaguing the industry by implementing radical changes in server design. More specifically, they are targeting 3...
  33. cageymaru

    Microsoft Announces New AMD EPYC and Intel Xeon H-Series VM Solutions for HPC

    Microsoft has added H-series Azure virtual machines for High-Performance Computing to the Azure CycleCloud. The HB-series VMs feature 60 AMD EPYC 7551 processor cores, 4 GB of RAM per CPU core and no hyperthreading. The AMD EPYC platform has more than 260 GB/sec of memory bandwidth which is...
  34. DooKey

    A Different Kind of Liquid Cooling for a Server

    Lots of people water cool their PC's, but not many go to the extremes that YouTuber der8auer will go to. His latest creation is an Epyc server and it has the standard water cooling blocks on it. However, he goes one better and has liquid blowing across the motherboard. Once you see it you'll...
  35. FrgMstr

    AMD ZEN 2 7nm CPUs on Track

    AMD just confirmed to us that EPYC ZEN 2 CPUs are well on the way to being sampled into datacenters in the 2nd half of 2018. Forrest Norrod assured us that Zen 3, Zen 4, and Zen 5 were steadily being worked on and would bring performance and feature upgrades certainly. He explained that the...
  36. DooKey

    AMD Welcomes Cisco to the EPYC™ Processor Family

    AMD has scored another partner for their EPYC processors and will be providing processors for new Cisco Rack Server Chassis. This is the first time AMD and Cisco have partnered and AMD is going to help them bring more cores to their servers. This will be Cisco's highest density solution for...
  37. R

    AMD Enters The Embedded Processor Market

    AMD is looking to break into the embedded processor market with 2 new processors according to a report from PCPerspective. The new processors are going after the Xeon D-series and Core chips with the Ryzen V1000 APU, and the EPYC 3000 series. The top of the range for the Ryzen V1000 series being...
  38. FrgMstr

    Dell Showcases Three AMD EPYC Servers Now for Sale

    A long time ago, every word you read on HardOCP was served up to you by several dual Opteron servers. That was a long time ago. We have seen a lot of coverage about AMD getting back in the game with its new EPYC processors in the datacenter, and it looks like now, mere mortals can get a taste...
  39. R

    Der8auer Gets Epyc Working on X399

    YouTuber and extreme overclocker De8auer has gotten an Epyc CPU working on an X399 Threadripper motherboard.. sort of. In his testing Der8auer has found that there is a single ID pin on Epyc that when covered, will allow you to partially boot an Epyc CPU. The BIOS stopped loading at memory...
  40. J

    Up to 64 core EPYC 2 CPU

    https://hothardware.com/news/amd-epyc-2-64-cores-128-threads-and-256mb-l3-cache It seems my prediction of 6-core CCX for Zen2 has been just killed. Either AMD is going for 8-core CCX modules or will maintain the same 4-core configuration and will add four CCX modules per die. I think 8-core...
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