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AMD didn’t come to play—It came to slay

August 19, 2019  | Subscribers Only

Vladimir Galabov Vladimir Galabov Principal Analyst, Data Center Compute, IHS Markit

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In June 2017, AMD reentered the data center market with a new CPU, EPYC, that topped the performance benchmark charts in a fresh challenge to Intel’s dominant position in the server CPU market. And although AMD’s 2017 performance records were short lived , a differentiated set of features, such as large memory capacity and I/O bandwidth, helped EPYC finds its niche in the DC. By December 2018, 5% of servers ran on AMD x86 CPUs, up from 1% in January 2017.Enterprises and hyperscale cloud service providers (CSPs) alike embraced EPYC, with Baidu, Amazon Web Services, Google, and Microsoft giving it a stamp of approval by deploying EPYC-based servers. Clients, please log in to view the full content.

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