AMD's launching their 3rd Generation EPYC processors on March 15th - Zen 3 Milan CPUs
EPYC's getting more EPIC!
Published: 8th March 2021 | Source: AMD |
AMD's launching its 3rd Generation EPYC processors on March 15th - Zen 3 Milan CPUs
Today, AMD has confirmed that they will be launching their Zen 3 EPYC processors on Monday, March 15th, at a digital event, which takes place at 8 am PT / 11 am ET / 4 pm GMT. At this digital launch event, AMD's Lisa Su, Mark Papermaster, Forrest Norrod and Dan McNamara will present at the event, highlighting the benefits of the company's latest processors.
AMD's 3rd generation EPYC processors will make up the EPYC 7003 series pf processors, offering users up to 64 cores and 128 threads per processor on their SP3 socket, just like their 2nd Generation EPYC lineup. This will allow AMD's enterprise customers to seamlessly transition to 3rd generation EPYC (Milan) from 2nd Generation EPYC (ROME) processors.
AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) will host a digital global launch of the new 3rd Gen AMD EPYC™ processors on Monday, March 15, 2021 at 8 a.m. PT / 11 a.m. ET.
The digital launch is slated to feature presentations by AMD President and CEO Dr. Lisa Su, Executive Vice President of Technology and Engineering and CTO Mark Papermaster, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Datacenter and Embedded Solutions Business Group, Forrest Norrod, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Server Business Unit, Dan McNamara and appearances by industry-leading data center partners and customers.
The launch will be accessible on the 3rd Gen AMD EPYC launch site starting at 8 a.m. PT/11 a.m. ET. A replay of the webcast can be accessed after the conclusion of the live stream event and will be available for one year after the event.
AMD's 3rd Generation EPYC will utilise the same Zen 3 CPU cores as the company's Ryzen 5000 series of desktop processors, which delivered their users a 19% IPC improvement over their Ryzen 3000 series (Zen 2) predecessors. Similar IPC improvements are expected with 3rd Generation EPYC CPUs, though it remains to be seen how much of a generational leap AMD's EPYC 7003 series processors will offer.
Back at CES 2021, AMD showcased a single-socket CPU performance advantage of 68% over Intel's offerings, with a lengthy simulation workload. With their 3rd Generation EPYC processors, AMD is confident that they have the best enterprise CPUs on the market; and on March 15th, they will try to prove it.
With AMD's supply chain being squeezed on all sides by high CPU, GPU and console demand, we'll expect AMD to discuss EPYC availability at their March 15th event. Will AMD be able to keep up with demand and grow their market share or allow Intel to capitalise on their supply issues.
Intel's 3rd Generation EPYC processors will offer their users 8-channel DDR4 memory support, up to 64 CPU cores and 128 threads, PCIe 4.0 support and socket compatibility with existing SP3 server platforms.
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