“Naples” High-Performance Server CPU News

The AMD “Naples” system-on-chip delivers real innovation to better address the needs of existing and emerging data center workloads.  With industry leading Core Count, Memory Bandwidth and unprecedented I/O1, “Naples” sets a new standard of performance, scalability and balance for the modern Datacenter.


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  1. AMD "Naples" processor includes up to 32 CPU cores versus the Xeon E5-2699A v4 processor with 22 CPU cores. AMD "Naples" processor supports up to 21.3 GB/s per channel with DDR4-2667 x 8 channels (total 170.7 GB/s), versus the Xeon E5-2699A v4 processor at 19.2 GB/s with max DDR4-2400 x 4 channels (total 76.8 GB/s). AMD "Naples" processor offers up to 64 PCI Express high speed I/O lanes per socket, versus the Xeon E5-2699A v4 processor at 40 lanes per socket.  Note that the "Naples" pre-production processor used for this comparison is not yet certified as PCI Express-compliant. NAP-02, NAP-03, NAP-05