The company has presented this high-performance processor and its strategy for the second quarter of 2017 in the data center.


AMD has revealed the details of its next high-performance CPU for servers , which is codenamed » Naples «, and is intended to scale through the cloud data center and traditional on-premise server configurations.

The new processor carries the x86 processing engine «Zen» with configurations of up to 32 cores , and promises a higher memory bandwidth.

In addition, the number of high-speed input / output channels on a single chip differentiate it from other server processors.

On the other hand, «Naples» brings in a 2-socket server, support for up to 32 DDRMS of DDR4 in 16 memory channels , offering 4 terabytes of total memory capacity.


From AMD they have informed that the first processors will be available in the second quarter of 2017 , with volume availability in the second half of the year through OEMs and channel partners.


Forrest Norrod, senior vice president and general manager of the business unit of Enterprise, Integrated and ‘Semi-Custom’ of AMD, said that AMD continues to “reaffirm its position as an innovative in the center of data and returning the ability of choice to customers in high-performance CPUs for servers. ”

The executive also commented that “this innovative system-on-chip offers the unique high-performance features , necessary to address highly virtualized environments, massive datasets and new and emerging workloads . ”