AMD unveiled a series of updates to its 4th Gen EPYC family, highlighting the 4th generation AMD EPYC 97X4 processors. Codenamed “Bergamo”, the AMD EPYC 97X4 family comes with 128 “Zen 4c” cores per socket, providing the vCPU density and performance needed for evolving cloud applications.

Microsoft also announced the general availability of Azure HBv4 and HX instances, powered by 4th Gen AMD EPYC processors with AMD 3D V-Cache technology.

Leadership Performance and Efficiency

Advancing the world’s best data center CPU,  AMD highlighted how the 4th Gen AMD EPYC processor continues to drive leadership performance and energy efficiency. AMD was joined by AWS to highlight a preview of the next generation Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) M7a instances, powered by 4th Gen AMD EPYC processors (“Genoa”). Outside of the event, Oracle also announced plans to make available new Oracle Computing Infrastructure (OCI) E5 instances with 4th Gen AMD EPYC processors.

AMD was also joined by Meta who discussed how these processors are well suited for their mainstay applications such as Instagram, WhatsApp and more; how Meta is seeing impressive performance gains with 4th Gen AMD EPYC 97×4 processors compared to 3rd Gen AMD EPYC across various workloads, while offering substantial TCO improvements as well, and how AMD and Meta optimized the EPYC CPUs for Meta’s power-efficiency and compute-density requirements.

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