AMD Raises Expectations for Server Performance, Unveils EPYC Processor Brand for the Datacenter

Upcoming Launch of EPYC Promises Dynamic Dual-Socket Systems, Disruptive Single-Socket Platforms
SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AMD (NASDAQ:AMD) today ushered in a new era for high-performance server processors and the datacenter with EPYC™. With its high core count, superior memory bandwidth, and unparalleled support for high-speed input/output channels in a single chip1, EPYC aims to revolutionize the dual-socket server market while simultaneously reshaping expectations for single-socket servers. Previously codenamed “Naples,” this new family of high-performance products for cloud-based and traditional on-premise datacenters will deliver the highly successful “Zen” …