AMD EPYC “Milan-X” processors will arrive this month

AMD EPYC “Milan-X” processors will arrive this month

Officially unveiled last November, the AMD EPYC “Milan-X” processors will be the first to be equipped with 3D V-Cache, which implements 3D stacking of the L3 cache. This new range of CPU comes from the use of 3D V-Cache on the current EPYC Milan chips, based on Zen 3 architecture, and allows for up to 768MB of L3 cache per chip, providing, according to data shared by AMD, up to 60% more performance in typical loads.

Credit: AMD Previously, the release of the AMD EPYC “Milan-X” processors was scheduled for a generic Q1 2022 and apparently the their market debut could be very close. Dan McNamara, senior vice president and general manager of AMD's Server Business Unit, said at the SIG Annual Tech Conference 2022, “We are sampling products in GA today and will launch them later this month. We are very, very excited about this ».

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Photo Credit: AMD Regarding the achievable performance, McNamara added:

Milan-X will offer up to 50% more performance in technical workloads such as computational fluid dynamics, EDA and any type of advanced physical modeling. So we are really excited about this family. The amount of cache offered by Milan is about to triple and the increase we are seeing, as I said, is quite dramatic.