October 9, 2020 Zen 3 and Xilinx!

Zen 3 presentation finally happened, and it is fair to say it met very high expectations. Per AMD, it has 19% increase in IPC, which is better than the consensus of around 12-15% increase. As rumored, Zen 3 now has 8 cores CCX. This significantly decreased latency, as opposed to the previous 4 cores CCX… Continue reading October 9, 2020 Zen 3 and Xilinx!

4/8/19 Epyc Rome PCIe Gen4 Lanes Galore! AMD 28.98 to 28.53

https://www.servethehome.com/why-amd-epyc-rome-2p-will-have-128-160-pcie-gen4-lanes-and-a-bonus/ In this highly technical article Patrick Kennedy talked about how Intel's latest Xeon Scalable (Cascade Lake) CPUs are still using PCIe Gen3 lanes, whereas AMD's Rome will have up to 162 PCIe Gen4 lanes for 2P and 129 PCIe Gen4 lanes for 1P. This is significant because PCIe Gen4 is an important upgrade from… Continue reading 4/8/19 Epyc Rome PCIe Gen4 Lanes Galore! AMD 28.98 to 28.53