8/9/19 AMD has Ryzen! Rome is Amazing!

It has been two days since the Rome launch. AMD went to an intraday high of $35.5 amid a sea of red, and settled at $34.19, a reflection of the market's newfound optimism for AMD. Here is a Forbes article saying all roads lead to an Epyc Rome, here. Barron's has put out a very… Continue reading 8/9/19 AMD has Ryzen! Rome is Amazing!

6/7/19 More Epyc HPC Wins! AMD 31.81 to 32.41

https://insidehpc.com/2019/06/atos-to-deploy-most-powerful-supercomputer-in-norway/ This HPC in Norway uses Rome. Peak performance is 5.9 petaflops. https://insidehpc.com/2019/06/cray-to-build-big-red-200-supercomputer-for-indiana-university/ This HPC at Indiana University also uses Rome. Peak performance is also 5.9 petaflops. It is telling that these HPCs are choosing Rome over well established Intel Xeon chips. That means Naples had laid the necessary groundwork so that these HPCs are… Continue reading 6/7/19 More Epyc HPC Wins! AMD 31.81 to 32.41

4/29/19 Dell to Use More Epyc AMD 27.88 to 27.69

https://www.itpro.co.uk/server-storage/33538/dell-set-to-triple-its-amd-server-offering [This has not gone unnoticed by Dell. The company currently offers three server platforms that use AMD chips but Dominique Vanhamme, the company's EMEA vice president and general manager for storage and compute told IT Prothat the company is planning to triple the number of AMD-based platforms it offers by the end of the year.… Continue reading 4/29/19 Dell to Use More Epyc AMD 27.88 to 27.69

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

4/1/19 Another AdoredTV Epyc 2 Video! Even More Epyc. AMD 25.52 to 26.36

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmhug8GEDUU Even more Epyc! Jim at AdoredTV released yet another YouTube video on Rome, this time suspiciously on April 1. Alas it is serious work, thank God. To summarize, and I am quoting Jim here entirely with apology to him: “No more NUMA, but a new Uniform Memory Access scheme" “Rome has 3200 MT/s DDR4… Continue reading 4/1/19 Another AdoredTV Epyc 2 Video! Even More Epyc. AMD 25.52 to 26.36