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AMD EPYC Rome: The Fall of the Intel Empire (Page 1)

AMD EPYC Rome: The Fall of the Intel Empire

More cores, more threads, new process... LESS MONEY. That's EPYC

By Anthony Garreffa on Aug 9, 2019 10:30 am CDT - 0 mins, 43 secs reading time for this page

Introduction: All Roads Lead To Rome

AMD has just launched its next-gen EPYC Rome CPUs under the new Zen 2 architecture, and boy are there some serious improvements here that is going to drive AMD's market share in the datacenter, and beyond.

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The new EPYC family of CPUs are made on the same 7nm node that AMD is using on its new Ryzen 3000 series of processors as well as the new Navi-based Radeon RX 5700 XT and RX 5700. Since the new EPYC Rome chips are made on the Zen 2 architecture we have a nice 15% IPC improvement just to start things off.

AMD's new EPYC 7742 in Dr. Lisa Su's own words becomes the highest performance x86 processor in the world.

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A refresher course on the new Zen 2 architecture and 7nm node.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.

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