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AMD doing well as profits are Ryzen and bottom line is EPYC
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Sales up 26 percent thanks to Ryzen and Epyc

AMD reported better than expected second quarter results as sales surged 26 percent on strong demand for Ryzen PC chips and Epyc server processors.

Super Micro installed at Center for Scientific Computing
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AMD EPYC next gen High Performance computing servers

Super Micro said that the German Center for Scientific Computing (CSC) has chosen Supermicro’s 4U 8 GPU A+ server with PCI-E Gen 4 and 200Gb/s networking (AS -4124GS-TNR) as the foundation for their next generation of High-Performance Computing (HPC) servers.

AMD announces more EPYC wins
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Tuesday, 23 June 2020 11:44

AMD announces more EPYC wins


Including the seventh fastest supercomputer

AMD has  announced multiple new high-performance computing wins for AMD EPYC processors, including the seventh fastest supercomputer in the world and four of the 50 highest-performance systems on the bi-annual TOP500 list.

Dell brings in EPYC
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Tuesday, 23 June 2020 11:31

Dell brings in EPYC


VxRail systems hit the streets

Tin box shifter Dell has released two new VxRail systems and introduced AMD EPYC processors.

Nvidia DGX A100 AI System runs on AMD EPYC Rome CPU
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Two AMD EPYC 7742 64-core/128-thread CPUs

At its digital GPU Technology Conference 2020 which kicked off today, Nvidia officially announced the new Amper architecture based GA100 GPU, including the A100 Tensor Core GPU which will be a part of the DGX A100 AI System, and it appears that that same system will be powered by none other than two AMD EPYC CPUs.

University of Stuttgart gets EPYC supercomputer
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Thursday, 20 February 2020 08:53

University of Stuttgart gets EPYC supercomputer


Hawk can manage 26 Petaflops


The High-Performance Computing Centre of the University of Stuttgart (HLRS) just switched on its new supercomputer, called "Hawk" which features a ton of AMD 2nd Gen EPYC processors under the bonnet.

EPYC Rome arrives and has key customers
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Thursday, 08 August 2019 11:43

EPYC Rome arrives and has key customers

 

Intel starts biting its nails

AMD has released the second generation of its processor chip for data centres and said that it had already landed Alphabet, Google and Twitter as customers.

AMD's CEO Dr. Lisa Su to host Computex 2019 keynote
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All about Navi, Zen 2 and EPYC

TAITRA, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council, has announced that AMD's President and CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, will be holding a keynote at the Computex 2019 with a topic of "The Next Generation of High-Performance Computing", hinting that it will be all about 3rd generation Ryzen, Navi GPU architecture, and upcoming 7nm EPYC datacenter processors.

AMD's EPYC will erode Intel's server control
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Still will have 90 per cent

Intel's server processor market share is likely to fall below 90 percent by the end of 2020, as AMD with its EPYC series continues to attract more orders from server vendors and cloud service providers.

AMD has no plans to use chiplet design for next-gen APUs
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Will use a different design similar to mobile parts

According to post-CES details showing up online, it appears that AMD will not use the same chiplet design for its next-gen APUs, keeping the chiplet design for its 2nd generation EPYC and 3rd generation Ryzen desktop CPUs.