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.

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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.

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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 . ”