Google might ditch Intel in favour of AMD's Eypc Rome CPUs

Discussion in 'hardware' started by mood, Jul 31, 2019.

  1. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    Google might ditch Intel in favour of AMD's Eypc Rome CPUs
    Firm is said to be 'dissatisfied' with Xeon server chips
    July 31, 2019

    https://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/3079872/google-ditch-intel-amd-epyc-rome-rumour
     
  2. plat1098

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    This might be a silly question, but with AMD, shouldn't you also run higher-speed memory? If so, it would seem to be less economical if you also had to upgrade RAM, for both big and little servers. Still, this type of news is great advertising for AMD even if it doesn't pan out.
     
  3. pandorax

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    I think they want to ditch Intel because Intel's significant performance loss after vulnerability patches. My thoughts...
     
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