More than half the x86 processors produced by 2020 will go into servers in data centres. While Intel is the current leader there, AMD’s new EPYC processor could change the server landscape.
AMD has released four new AMD Ryzen 5 models and claims the Ryzen 5, 1600X provides 87% more performance than a comparable Intel 7th generation Core i5-7600k processor.
AMD’s Ryzen 5 desktop processors will launch worldwide on 11 April, offering disruptive price-to-performance. They feature the powerful and efficient “Zen” architecture in 6-core,12-thread as well as 4-core, 8-thread options.