AMD has been making rapid strides in the CPU market ever since the new Ryzen chips were introduced. Team red has already taken the lead in some European markets as far as the consumer markets go and now seems to be eyeing the more lucrative server space, and the upcoming Zen2 based Rome “Epyc” processor packing an insane 64 cores (and 128 threads) is just perfect for the job.
Intel’s server processor market share is likely to fall below 90% by the end of 2020, as AMD with its EPYC series continues to attract more orders from server vendors and cloud service providers, according to market sources.Digitimes
AMD’s server share quadrupled in 2014, from 0.8% in the last quarter of 2014 to 3.2% in Q4 of 2018. The company outperformed its competitor in the CPU market by quite a margin, with the red stocks growing by almost 140%. Intel,
The combination of aggressive pricing and impressive multi-threaded performance has made many enterprises happy with big names like Amazon adopting the Epyc chips. Japan-based NTT Data will also be equipping its data centers with AMD parts for better customer satisfaction.
The monstrous Atos BullSequana XH2000 supercomputer will also leverage more than three thousand AMD Epyc Rome processors resulting in a total core count of approx 200,000 and 400,0000 CPU threads.